introverted introverted  /ˈɪn troʊ ˌvɜr tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) given to examining own sensory and perceptual experiences

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Since anybody can be either extraverted or introverted in combination with any of the four main functions, Jung recognizes eight basic personality types.
  2. Friends say both sisters are reclusive but that Susan was the more introverted.
  3. The tightly closed ovals in the O's and A's, for instance told him that she was deeply introverted.

News

  1. Researchers Find Extroverts and Introverts Process Rewards Differently

    A recent study has revealed why introverts and extroverts process experiences differently and found that extroverts associate their environment with dopamine.  Frontiers in Human Neuroscience published the study. In it, a group of 70 people from Cornell were given personality tests that determined whether they were extroverted or introverted. During a double-blind procedure, some subjects took ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  2. The mighty Two Gallants surprisingly offer something for everyone at the Social

    Vocalist Adam Stephens capably transitions between introverted ballads and dramatic metal flares, communicating his romantic, albeit death-obsessed, themes and painting pictures of girls with “graveyard hips” and kissing a mouth with “decaying teeth.”
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Orlando Weekly

  3. Architectural Craziness: Zaha Hadid's Riverside Museum Sits Like a Sculptural EKG

    Photo via Arch Daily Considering the world has come to expect achromatic, angle-less structures from swoop-savvy starchitect Zaha Hadid—projects like her Saudi Arabian metro station and "introverted sculptural" house are proof enough of this fact—her dark, jagged design for Glasgow's...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Curbed

Quotes

  1. "Every time I start a movie I don't know how to have a conversation with the female lead. I'm rather introverted, so I don't know how to communicate with her," Li said in a blog entry on his Web site Tuesday.
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Jet Li Source: Washington Post

  2. Cowboys coach Wade Phillips described the 5-foot-10 Jones as "pretty quiet, a little more introverted" and more physical than he imagined.
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Wade Phillips Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Mr Clegg, the party's home affairs spokesman, told ITV1's Sunday Edition: "What I seek to do is draw a line under two years of what has been, frankly, a rather introverted, somewhat inward-looking phase in the party's history."
    on Oct 28, 2007 By: Nick Clegg Source: ic Wales

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