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ambivert

[am-bi-vurt] /ˈæm bɪˌvɜrt/
noun, Psychology
1.
one whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; ambi- + -vert, as in extrovert, introvert
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ambivert

/ˈæmbɪˌvɜːt/
noun
1.
(psychol) a person who is intermediate between an extrovert and an introvert
Derived Forms
ambiversion (ˌæmbɪˈvɜːʃən) noun
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Word Origin and History for ambivert
n.

"person exhibiting features of an extrovert and an introvert," coined by Kimball Young in "Source Book for Social Psychology" (1927), from ambi- "about, around" + Latin vertere, as in introvert. Related: Ambiversion.

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