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Definition of "extroverted" [extroverted]

  • Marked by interest in and behavior directed toward others or the environment as opposed to or to the exclusion of self; gregarious or outgoing: "the hearty and extroverted types who dominated public life in Boston” ( Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr.) (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "extroverted" in a sentence
  • "Even though we call their extroverted Maestro cousins “performers,” in fact many fine performers, including some of the greatest actors and singer-songwriters, are introverted Maestros."
  • "First Impression: Brenda is described as an extroverted and confident woman who’s hardworking, capable, and assertive."
  • "With a little help from the perpetually upbeat Muppets, the band rediscovered the reasons they were together and went to work on "Scars and Stories," a record Slade described as "extroverted" when compared to the first two "introverted and introspective" albums."