A person who has a balance of extrovert and introvert features in their personality.
- Some people fall closer to the extremes while others, known as ambiverts, settle in the middle.
- Dr. Brian Little had attendees roaring with laughter with his psychological analysis of extraverts, introverts and ambiverts and how we are more efficient together.
- Introverts tended to outperform ambiverts rather than the reverse.
- Example sentences
- It was suggested that the executive nurses should be those with a higher educational level, extraversion or ambiversion.
1920s: from Latin ambi- 'on both sides', on the pattern of extrovert and introvert.
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