ambivert
noun Etymology: ambi- + -vert (as in introvert) Date: 1927 a person having characteristics of both extrovert and introvert

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  • ambivert — AMBIVÉRT s. m. tip de personalitate care prezintă ambiversiune. (< engl. ambivert) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • ambivert — (n.) person exhibiting features of an extrovert and an introvert, coined by Kimball Young in Source Book for Social Psychology (1927), from AMBI (Cf. ambi ) about, around + L. vertere, as in INTROVERT (Cf. introvert). Related: Ambiversion …   Etymology dictionary

  • ambivert — noun /ˈambɪvəːt/ A person who is neither clearly extroverted nor introverted, but has characteristics of each. ‘We are not in the same class, in more ways than one’ (laughing); ‘shes a little genius, Im a plain American ambivert, but we are… …   Wiktionary

  • ambivert — /am bi verrt /, n. Psychol. one whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert. [1925 30; AMBI + vert, as in EXTROVERT, INTROVERT] * * * …   Universalium

  • ambivert — One who falls between the two extremes of introversion and extroversion, possessing some of the tendencies of each. * * * am·bi·vert am bi .vərt n a person having characteristics of both extrovert and introvert * * * am·bi·vert (amґbĭ… …   Medical dictionary

  • ambivert — n. one who is neither an extrovert nor an introvert, one whose personality type is between introversion and extroversion (Psychology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ambivert — [ ambɪvə:t] noun Psychology a person who has a balance of extrovert and introvert features in their personality. Derivatives ambiversion noun Origin 1920s: from L. ambi on both sides , on the pattern of extrovert and introvert …   English new terms dictionary

  • ambivert — am·bi·vert …   English syllables

  • ambivert — /ˈæmbivɜt/ (say ambeevert) noun Psychology someone who is intermediate between an introvert and an extrovert …   Australian English dictionary

  • ambivert —   n. someone who is both extroverted and introverted …   Dictionary of difficult words

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