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introversion:

see extroversion and introversionextroversion and introversion,
terms introduced into psychology by Carl Jung to identify opposite psychological types.
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introversion

see EXTRAVERSION and INTROVERSION.

introversion

[¦in·trə¦vər·zhən]
(medicine)
The act or process of turning in upon itself, as a hollow organ.
(psychology)
Preoccupation with the self associated with diminished interest in external events.

introversion

1. Psychol the directing of interest inwards towards one's own thoughts and feelings rather than towards the external world or making social contacts
2. Pathol the turning inside out of a hollow organ or part
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