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A personality trait including the qualities of both introversion and extroversion.

am′bi·vert′ (-vûrt′) n.
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Noun1.ambiversion - (psychology) a balanced disposition intermediate between extroversion and introversion
sociability, sociableness - the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
extraversion, extroversion - (psychology) an extroverted disposition; concern with what is outside the self
introversion - (psychology) an introverted disposition; concern with one's own thoughts and feelings
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However, people tend to have erroneous assumptions about these classifications, especially introversion and extroversion, since ambiversion is still relatively unknown.
Anderson's poetic ambiversion is present throughout his literary career.
Saklofske & Kostura (1990) have tested Robinson's predictions in a sample of 84 children who were divided into three groups: extraversion, ambiversion and introversion.