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

  • adjective Characterized by interest in or preoccupation with oneself or one's own thoughts as opposed to others or the environment; shy or reserved.

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

  • adjective examining one's own sensory and perceptual experiences. Contrasted with extrospective.
  • adjective marked by concern predominantly with oneself or one's own feelings. Contrasted with extroverted.

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

  • adjective Possessing the characteristic property of an introvert. Preferring the internal, satisfied with self, lacking interest or comfort in social interactions.

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

  • adjective given to examining own sensory and perceptual experiences


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