introversion introversion

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the condition of being folded inward or sheathed
  2. (n) the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface
  3. (n) (psychology) an introverted disposition; concern with one's own thoughts and feelings

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As he pursued medicine and then the virus, Ho's introversion faded.
  2. For one, it's not simple introversion.
  3. He made up a list of 40 queries, 25 from the Thurstone Personality Schedule, seven from the Root introversion scale, eight added by Willoughby.

News

  • Twins Notes: Carroll, Morneau, Plouffe

    The Twins have won just three of the 14 games they've played this month and figure to be sellers following the All-Star break. Brighter days could be ahead in the near future, however, thanks to top prospects such as Byron Buxton, who was profiled by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports earlier today. Passan writes that Buxton's introversion can help him to avoid some of the negative perception that has ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: MLB Trade Rumors

Quotes

  1. The Saudi monarch, whose ultra-conservative kingdom has endured years of struggle with the homegrown extremists of Al-Qaeda, said that his call for dialogue among religions is "to face up to the challenges of introversion and ignorance ...... so...
    on Jun 6, 2008 By: Abdullah of Saudi Arabia Source: AFP

  2. "As evidenced by the success of Darwinia, Steam is an excellent outlet for independent developers, such as Introversion, who are breaking new ground with the industry's pioneering titles," said Gabe Newell, co-founder and president of Valve....
    on Aug 24, 2006 By: Gabe Newell Source: GotFrag?

  3. "As the informidable captain of the ship called the Church, he led it away from its traditional introversion and the margins," Kaklamanis said.
    on Jan 31, 2008 By: Nikitas Kaklamanis Source: Athens News Agency

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