introvert

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introvert (comparative more introvert, superlative most introvert)

  1. (of a person) Who focuses primarily on their own mind, feelings, or affairs.

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introvert (plural introverts)

  1. One who focuses primarily on their own mind, feelings, or affairs.
  2. One who often prefers to have time in non-social situations.
  3. (zoology) An anterior portion of some annelid worms capable of retraction.
    • 1990, Deborah A. Coulombe, Seaside Naturalist, →ISBN, page 76:
      Peanut worms (phylum Sipunculida) are drab-colored bottom dwellers, most of which are less then four inches long. Their body is divided into two sections: the trunk and the introvert. The introvert, the narrow neck-like anterior section, is used as a probe.
    • 2006, Nematodes, Leeches, and Other Worms, →ISBN, page 38:
      When a peanut worm feeds, it extends and waves its introvert so that the mouth at the tip wanders across the seabed.
    • 2009, Lynn Marguli &, ‎Michael J Chapman, Kingdoms and Domains: An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth, →ISBN:
      The introvert is everted by hydraulic pressure exerted by contraction of body muscles on the coelomic fluid.

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introvert m

  1. introvert (psychology)

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  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: in‧tro‧vert

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introvert (comparative introverter, superlative introvertst)

  1. introvert