extrovert vs extroverted what difference

what is difference between extrovert and extroverted

English

Alternative forms

  • extravert (proper)

Etymology

A variant spelling (initially nonstandard) of extravert popularized in psychology by Phyllis Blanchard’s 1918 “Psycho-Analytic Study of August Comte”, equivalent to extro- +‎ vert.

Pronunciation 1

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛkstɹəvəːt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛkstɹəˌvəɹt/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)t

Noun

extrovert (plural extroverts)

  1. (informal psychology) An extroverted person: one who is outgoing, sociable, and concerned with outer affairs.
    • 1918 April, Phyllis Blanchard, “A Psycho-Analytic Study of August Comte”, American Journal of Psychology, p. 163:
      In order to understand the marked contract between Comte’s mental attitude during his early years and that of his later life, we must keep in mind Jung’s hypothesis of the two psychological types, the introvert and extrovert,—the thinking type and the feeling type.
Usage notes

Technical papers in psychology overwhelmingly prefer extravert, the variant used by Carl Jung, although the spelling extrovert is more common in general use.

Antonyms
  • introvert
Related terms
  • ambivert
  • extroverted
  • extroversion
Translations

Adjective

extrovert (comparative more extrovert, superlative most extrovert)

  1. (informal psychology) Alternative form of extroverted: outgoing.

Pronunciation 2

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɛkstɹəʊˈvəːt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɛkstɹoʊˈvəɹt/

Verb

extrovert (third-person singular simple present extroverts, present participle extroverting, simple past and past participle extroverted)

  1. (transitive) To turn or thrust outwards.
    • 1671, John Webster, Metallographia, p. 197:
      The external and combustible Sulphur… is… protruded and extroverted.

References

  • “extrovert, v.”, in OED Online ⁠, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 1894.
  • “extrovert, n. (and adj.).”, in OED Online ⁠, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 1933.
  • Scott Barry Kaufman, “The Difference between ExtrAversion and ExtrOversion”, Beautiful Minds, Scientific American, Springer Nature America, 2015.

Czech

Noun

extrovert m

  1. (psychology) extrovert

Antonyms

  • introvert m

Derived terms

  • extrovertní

Related terms

  • See verš
  • extroverze f


English

Alternative forms

  • (psychology): extraverted, extrovert

Etymology

A variant spelling of extraverted. Popularized as a psychological term by Phyllis Blanchard’s use of extrovert in her 1918 “Psycho-Analytic Study of August Comte”.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛkstɹəvəːtɪd/, /ɛkstɹəʊˈvəːtɪd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛkstɹəˌvəɹtɪd/, /ɛkstɹoʊˈvəɹtɪd/

Verb

extroverted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of extrovert

Adjective

extroverted (comparative more extroverted, superlative most extroverted)

  1. Turned or thrust outwards, especially:
    • 1671, John Webster, Metallographa, p. 197:
      The external and combustible Sulphur… is… protruded and extroverted.
    1. (informal psychology) Of or characteristic of the personality of an extrovert: outgoing, sociable.
      She’s very extroverted. She’s always out meeting new people and looking for new experiences.
    2. (medicine) Synonym of inside-out.
      an extroverted bladder

Usage notes

Technical papers in psychology overwhelmingly prefer extraverted, although the spelling extroverted has become more common in general use.

Synonyms

  • extrorse (botany)

Antonyms

  • introverted

Translations

References

  • “extrovert, v.”, in OED Online ⁠, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, 1894.
  • Scott Barry Kaufman, “The Difference between ExtrAversion and ExtrOversion”, Beautiful Minds, Scientific American, Springer Nature America, 2015.

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