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Variant of extroversion.


1. (Pathology) a variant spelling of extroversion
2. (Psychology) a variant spelling of extroversion
ˌextraˈversive adj

extraversion, extroversion

1. the act of directing one’s interest outward or to things outside the self.
2. the state of having thoughts and activities satisfied by things outside the self. Cf. introversion. — extravert, n. — extraversive, extravertive, adj.
See also: Self
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extraversion - (psychology) an extroverted disposition; concern with what is outside the self
outwardness - a concern with or responsiveness to outward things (especially material objects as opposed to ideal concepts); "hearty showmanship and all-round outwardness"
sociability, sociableness - the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
ambiversion - (psychology) a balanced disposition intermediate between extroversion and introversion
introversion - (psychology) an introverted disposition; concern with one's own thoughts and feelings
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