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introvert


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Introvert  \In`tro*vert"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Introverted};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Introverting}.]  [Pref.  intro-  +  L.  vertere 
  versum  to  turn.] 
  1.  To  turn  or  bend  inward.  ``Introverted  toes.''  --Cowper. 
 
  2.  To  look  within;  to  introspect.  --Lew  Wallace. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  introvert 
  adj  :  characterized  by  introversion  [syn:  {introverted},  {introvertive}] 
  n  :  a  person  who  tends  to  shrink  from  social  contacts  and  to 
  become  preoccupied  with  their  own  thoughts  [ant:  {extrovert}] 
  v  1:  fold  inwards,  of  certain  animals'  organs  [syn:  {invaginate}] 
  2:  turn  inside;  "He  introverted  his  feelings" 




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