extroversion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n extroversion (psychology) an extroverted disposition; concern with what is outside the self
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • extroversion (Psychol) the act of directing one's interests primarily toward things in one's external environement, rather than one's own thoughts and feelings.
    • extroversion The condition of being turned wrong side out; as, extroversion of the bladder.
    • extroversion (Psychol) the trait of being interested primarily in things in one's external environement, rather than one's own thoughts and feelings.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n extroversion In pathology, a turning inside out, as of the eyelids (see eversion) or of the bladder—in the latter case, a congenital malformation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Extrorse

Usage

In literature:

Robertson, Rizzoli, Tait, Hamilton, Brodie, Denis, Dickie, Goyrand, and many others mention extroversion of viscera from parietal defects.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
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In news:

" Introversion theorist Jennifer Grimes thinks that if it weren't for the ebb and flow of introversion and extroversion within each of us, nothing would ever get done," she writes.
In 1952 an academic named Frank Klingberg divided America's relations with the world into periods of "extroversion" and "introversion," each lasting about a generation.
Researchers have long been studying the connection between health and the five major personality traits: agreeableness, extroversion, neuroticism, openness and conscientiousness.
Workman and a colleague surveyed 1,000 dog owners to test the so-called "Big Five" traits that govern our personalities : extroversion, agreeableness, emotional stability, conscientiousness and intelligence.
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In science:

Personality traits such as extroversion and agreeableness. 2.
A Flexible Pragmatics-driven Language Generator for Animated Agents
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