Meaning of introversion

in•tro•ver•sion

Pronunciation: (in"tru-vûr'zhun, -shun, in'tru-vûr"-), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of introverting or the state of being introverted.
  2. the quality, tendency, or disposition of being introverted.
    1. the act of directing one's interest inward or to things within the self.
    2. the state of being concerned primarily with one's own thoughts and feelings rather than with the external environment. Cf. extroversion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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