from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of extrovert.
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- n. Alternative spelling of extrovert.
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- adj. being concerned with the social and physical environment
- n. (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
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There are degrees to intro - and extra - version, so your character doesn’t have to be a total loner, but if he’s even slightly introverted, trying to maintain fame like an extravert is going to make this charade really exhausting and he’ll crash when he finally comes home.
"extravert" to characterize artists and their relationship to their work (or maybe more precisely, their muses).
Which you choose depends on how extravert you are I guess.
Scientists now widely believe people generally fall into five personality traits: open, conscientious, extravert, agreeable or neurotic.
The introvert is quiet and appears to be listening; the extravert takes this as a cue to keep talking.
• Decide upon a signal the introvert can use to tell the extravert to stop talking so much, and the extravert can use to say he needs to know what the introvert is thinking.
"The introvert may shut out the extravert, perhaps while silently nodding, or stop trying to contribute," she says.
In contrast, extravert brains show more activity in areas related to pleasure-seeking.
The extravert needs to learn to slow down, but the introvert needs to learn to speak up.
She was the extravert, social, a good cook and very well organized.
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