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extravert

[ek-struh-vurt] /ˈɛk strəˌvɜrt/
noun, adjective, verb (used with object)
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Examples from the web for extraverted
  • The old car was quick and visually extraverted, no question about it.
  • We don't know how to look at a genome and tell if you're happy or shy or funny or extraverted.
Word Origin and History for extraverted
adj.

in modern psychology, 1915, a variant of extroverted (see extrovert). Related: Extravert (n.), for which also see extrovert. There was a verb extravert in mid- to late 17c. meaning "to turn outward so as to be visible," from Latin extra "outward" + vertere "to turn."

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