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Noun: introversion  ,in-tru'vur-zhun or ,in-tru'vur-shun
  1. The condition of being folded inward or sheathed
    - invagination
     
  2. The folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface
    "the introversion of the blastula";
    - invagination, intussusception, infolding
     
  3. (psychology) an introverted disposition; concern with one's own thoughts and feelings

Derived forms: introversions

See also: introversive, introvertive

Type of: biological process, condition, organic process, unsociability, unsociableness

Antonym: ambiversion, extraversion

Encyclopedia: Introversion