extroversion

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extroversion

, extraversion
1. Psychol the directing of one's interest outwards, esp towards social contacts
2. Pathol a turning inside out of an organ or part
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extroversion

[¦ek·strə¦vər·zhən]
(biology)
A turning outward.
(psychology)
The turning to things and persons outside oneself rather than to one's own thoughts and feelings.
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