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Definition of "introversion" [in•tro•ver•sion]

  • The act or process of introverting or the condition of being introverted. (noun)
  • Psychology The direction of or tendency to direct one's thoughts and feelings toward oneself. (noun)

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 "introversion" in a sentence
  • "This March 2003 essay on introversion is one of the few where I felt like my daily experience was given life."
  • "Now, the tendency towards introversion is also true of commercial development."
  • "Much of what happens in an office can be explained when we look at the personality types of ourselves and our co-workers, and especially the notion of introversion vs extroversion."