introvert introverted introvertive
introversive introversive adj. (Psychol.) directed inward; marked by interest in oneself or concerned with inner feelings. Contrasted with {extroversive}. [Narrower terms: {introvert, introverted, introvertive}; {introvertish, shut-in ]. Antonym: {ambiversive}. Also See: {unsociable}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • introvertive — adj. same as {introverted}, 2. Syn: introvert, introverted. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • introverted — in tro*vert ed adj. 1. examining one s own sensory and perceptual experiences. Contrasted with {extrospective}. Syn: introspective. [WordNet 1.5] 2. marked by concern predominantly with oneself or one s own feelings. Contrasted with {extroverted} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • introvert — n., adj., & v. n. 1 Psychol. a person predominantly concerned with his or her own thoughts and feelings rather than with external things. 2 a shy inwardly thoughtful person. adj. (also introverted) typical or characteristic of an introvert. v.tr …   Useful english dictionary

  • introversive — adj. (Psychol.) directed inward; marked by interest in oneself or concerned with inner feelings. Contrasted with {extroversive}. [Narrower terms: {introvert, introverted, introvertive}; {introvertish, shut in ]. Antonym: {ambiversive}. Also See:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • introvertish shut-in — introversive introversive adj. (Psychol.) directed inward; marked by interest in oneself or concerned with inner feelings. Contrasted with {extroversive}. [Narrower terms: {introvert, introverted, introvertive}; {introvertish, shut in ]. Antonym …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • introversion — noun 1. the condition of being folded inward or sheathed • Syn: ↑invagination • Derivationally related forms: ↑introvert, ↑invaginate (for: ↑invagination) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • introvertish — adjective somewhat introverted • Syn: ↑shut in • Similar to: ↑introversive, ↑introvertive * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ish adjective Etymology: introvert (II) + ish …   Useful english dictionary

  • wallflower — 1. (wallflower) (2123↑, 216↓) a type of loner. seemingly shy folks who no one really knows. often some of the most interesting people if one actually talks to them. cute. I met this gorgeous girl, a bit of a wallflower, but very sweet. Author:… …   Urban English dictionary

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