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English definition of “introvert”

introvert

noun [C]     /ˈɪn.trə.vɜːt/ US  /-vɝːt/
C2 someone who is shy, quiet, and unable to make friends easily → Compare extrovertShy and modestAnxious and worried introverted     /ˌɪn.trəˈvɜː.tɪd/ US  /-ˈvɝː.t̬ɪd/ adjective (also introvert) an introverted childShy and modestAnxious and worried introversion     /ˌɪn.trəˈvɜː.ʃən/ US  /-ˈvɝː-/ noun [U] Shy and modestAnxious and worried
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