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ex·tro·vert

also ex·tra·vert  (ĕk′strə-vûrt′)
n.
An extroverted person.

[Alteration (influenced by introvert) of extravert : extra- + Latin vertere, vers-, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

extrovert

(ˈɛkstrəˌvɜːt) psychol or

extravert

n
(Psychology) a person concerned more with external reality than inner feelings
adj
(Psychology) of or characterized by extroversion: extrovert tendencies.
[C20: from extro- (variant of extra-, contrasting with intro-) + -vert, from Latin vertere to turn]
ˈextroˌverted, ˈextraˌverted adj

ex•tro•vert

(ˈɛk strəˌvɜrt)

n.
1. an outgoing person; a person concerned primarily with the physical and social environment rather than with the self.
adj.
2. Also, ex′tro•vert`ed. marked by extroversion; outgoing.
[1918; German extravertiert]

extrovert

A person whose interests are directed outwardly rather than inwardly.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extrovert - (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
introvert - (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts
Adj.1.extrovert - being concerned with the social and physical environment
extraversive, extroversive - directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality

extrovert

adjective extroverted
noun
1. outgoing person, mingler, socializer, mixer, life and soul of the party He was a showman, an extrovert who revelled in controversy.
outgoing person introvert
Translations
مُنْبَسِط، إنْبِساطي
åbenudadvendt
extrovertáltextrovertált emberkifelé forduló
úthverfur maîur
ekstravertasekstravertiškas
ekstraverts, uz ārpasauli vērsts
extrovert

extrovert

[ˈekstrəʊvɜːrt]
A. ADJextrovertido
B. Nextrovertido/a m/f

extrovert

[ˈɛkstrəvɜːrt]
adj [personality] → extraverti(e)
n (= person) → extraverti(e) m/f

extrovert

extrovert

[ˈɛkstrəʊvɜːt] adj & nestroverso/a

extrovert

(ˈekstrəvəːt) noun, adjective
(a person) more interested in what happens around him than his own ideas and feelings. An extrovert (person) is usually good company.

ex·tro·vert

, extravert
a. extrovertido-a, tipo de personalidad que dirige la atención a sucesos u objetos fuera de sí mismo-a.

extrovert

n extrovertido -da mf
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