extrovert

[ ek-struh-vurt, -stroh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF extrovert

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The opposite applies to the feeling and thought of the extrovert.

The extrovert is the typical active; always leaning out of the window and setting up contacts with the outside world.

The introvert regards everything from the aspect of his own personality; the extrovert is dependent upon the value of his object.

An Extrovert can hardly conceive the necessity which compels the Introvert to conquer the world by means of a system.

Similarly, the extrovert may apparently think, and that even very clearly and scientifically.

The introvert is characterised by the thought standpoint; the extrovert by the feeling standpoint.

The accent of value lies upon the ego for the introvert, but upon the object for the extrovert.

For instance, "person" means something totally different to the extrovert from what it does to the introvert.

Count Duklass had thinning red hair and a plump, agreeable, extrovert's face.

If I said you were an extrovert, would that agree with your own judgment of yourself?

WORD ORIGIN

1916, extravert (spelled with -o- after 1918, by influence of introvert), from German Extravert, from extra "outside" (see extra-) + Latin vertere "to turn" (see versus).

With introvert, words that had been used in English by doctors and scientists in various literal senses since 1600s, but popularized in a psychological sense by Carl Jung. Related: Extroverted.

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