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INTROVERT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does introvert mean? 

INTROVERT (noun)
  The noun INTROVERT has 1 sense:

1. (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts

  Familiarity information: INTROVERT used as a noun is very rare.


INTROVERT (verb)
  The verb INTROVERT has 2 senses:

1. fold inwards
2. turn inside

  Familiarity information: INTROVERT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTROVERT (noun)


Sense 1introvert [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("introvert" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Domain category:

psychological science; psychology (the science of mental life)

Antonym:

extrovert ((psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings)


INTROVERT (verb)


Sense 1introvert [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fold inwards

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

introvert; invaginate

Context example:

some organs can invaginate

Hypernyms (to "introvert" is one way to...):

draw in; retract (pull inward or towards a center)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "introvert"):

intussuscept (introvert or invaginate)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 2introvert [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Turn inside

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

He introverted his feelings

Hypernyms (to "introvert" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


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