Adjective "introverted" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Of, denoting, or typical of an introvert.
  1. 'At times you are extroverted, affable, sociable, while at other times you are introverted, wary and reserved.'
  2. 'He's a quiet, introverted type who hasn't ever begun a Relationship Conversation with me, so I'm pretty sure that it's up to me to get the ball rolling.'
  3. 'We tend to just be all introverted and quiet around each other and then pine for the missed intellectual discourse we could have had.'
  4. 'Confucian culture has had a strong influence on sex roles, producing the stern and extroverted male, and the loving, introverted, and submissive female.'
  5. 'For example, in any group of people some may be reserved and introverted, while others may be extremely boisterous and extroverted.'
  6. 'Children experiencing high control but low cohesion have been found to be more introverted and depressed.'
  7. 'Television is full of people like me, introverted egomaniacs.'
  8. 'The singer's compelling, pensive and introverted lyrics were delivered with an unusual diffidence from a band enjoying their level of success.'
  9. 'Type-A were considered introverted perfectionists while type-AB were an unpredictable, distant lot.'
  10. 'Though somewhat shy and introverted, you possess a quiet depth and your goodness radiates.'
  11. 'But it does in a curious way confirm what the Foreign Office minister Brian Wilson was saying on the eve of this conference, that there is a danger devolution could be making Scotland rather more insular and introverted.'
  12. 'It was the culmination of Salmond's transformation of the SNP from an introverted nationalist club into the principal opposition in the first Scottish parliament in 300 years.'
  13. 'Think of how grey, introverted, small-minded and parochial Scotland can sometimes be.'
(of an organ or other body part) turned or pushed inward on itself.


    1. a shy person.

    2. Psychology. a person characterized by concern primarily with his or her own thoughts and feelings (opposed to extrovert).

    3. Zoology. a part that is or can be introverted. adjective

    4. Psychology. marked by introversion. verb (used with object)

    5. to turn inward: to introvert one's anger.

    6. Psychology. to direct (the mind, one's interest, etc.) partly to things within the self.

    7. Anatomy, Zoology. to turn (a hollow, cylindrical structure) in on itsel

    More examples(as adjective)

    "people can be introverted."

    "types can be introverted."

    "players can be introverted."

    "grooves can be introverted."

    "equations can be introverted."

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