extraversion

[ek-struh-vur-zhuhn, -shuhn; ek-struh-vur-]
noun Psychology.
extroversion ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1685–95

extraversive, extravertive, adjective
extraversively, extravertively, adverb
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extraversion (ˌɛkstrəˈvɜːʃən)
 
n
a variant spelling of extroversion
 
extra'versive
 
adj

extroversion or extraversion (ˌɛkstrəˈvɜːʃən)
 
n
1.  psychol the directing of one's interest outwards, esp towards social contacts
2.  pathol a turning inside out of an organ or part
 
[C17: from extro- (variant of extra-, contrasting with intro-) + -version, from Latin vertere to turn]
 
extraversion or extraversion
 
n
 
[C17: from extro- (variant of extra-, contrasting with intro-) + -version, from Latin vertere to turn]
 
extro'versive or extraversion
 
adj
 
extra'versive or extraversion
 
adj
 
extro'versively or extraversion
 
adv
 
extra'versively or extraversion
 
adv

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Extraversion refers to being gratified and energized more by external, including social, stimulation.
We got identical ratings for extraversion and emotional stability.
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