from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of extroversion.
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- n. Alternative spelling of extroversion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of throwing out; the state of being turned or thrown out.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of throwing out; the state of being turned or thrown out or outward.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (psychology) an extroverted disposition; concern with what is outside the self
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The Myers-Briggs type indicator (MBTI) popularized the terms extraversion and introversion, describing them as follows [nb: and I crossed off the parts of the descriptions that _don't_ fit me]:
Jetter worked hard and made it to the top of his profession without having the natural gregariousness - or what psychologists call extraversion - usually associated with leadership.
Jetter worked hard and made it to the top of his profession without having the natural gregariousness or what psychologists call extraversion usually associated with leadership.
More recently, during World War II, Katharine Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Meyers, used Jung's typological theories to develop the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator, which classifies people according to opposing traits such as extraversion vs. introversion, and judging vs. perceiving.
You can't rank 2nd for 'extraversion' and claim a place is nice.
Wisconsin ranked second for 'extraversion' behind North Dakota and fifth for 'agreeableness,' again, behind No.
Althouse: Wisconsin ranked second for 'extraversion' behind North Dakota and fifth for 'agreeableness,' again, behind No.
A statistician, on the other hand, might say that analysis of the 3,255 responses from New Hampshire residents found them to be more than one standard deviation below the national average on the "extraversion" category in the Five Factor Model, a commonly used descriptive model of personality.
This state also has a low score on 'extraversion' which is also evident here.
Those scoring high on the blirt scale report higher levels of assertiveness, extraversion, self-esteem, self-liking, self-competence and positive effect.