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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Definitions for ambivert

  1. one whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert.

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Citations for ambivert
I'm a plain American ambivert... Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle, 1969
It's the latest, and so, of course, I decided to try it on, and it did fit. I'm an ambivert. James McCourt, Time Remaining, 1993
Origin of ambivert
1925-1930
Ambivert was coined in the 1920s by Kimball Young in his book Source Book for Social Psychology as an extension of the terms introvert and extrovert.