from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Characterized by interest in and behavior directed toward others or the environment rather than oneself; gregarious or outgoing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Psychol.) directed outward; marked by an interest in other people or concerned primarily with external reality.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Possessing the characteristic property of an extrovert. Outgoing, comfortable in social interactions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not introspective; examining what is outside yourself
  • adjective being concerned with the social and physical environment
  • adjective at ease in talking to others


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