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English noun: introvert

1. introvert (person) (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Domain categorypsychological science, psychology

Antonymsextravert, extrovert

English verb: introvert

1. introvert (contact) fold inwards

SamplesSome organs can invaginate.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)draw in, retract

Narrower (hyponym)intussuscept

2. introvert (change) turn inside

SamplesHe introverted his feelings.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

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