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ambivert

Syllabification: am·bi·vert
Pronunciation: /ˈambəˌvərt
 
/

Definition of ambivert in English:

noun

Psychology
A person whose personality has a balance of extrovert and introvert features.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

1920s: from Latin ambi- 'on both sides', on the pattern of extrovert and introvert.

Derivatives

ambiversion

1
Pronunciation: /ˌambiˈvərZHən/
noun
Example sentences
  • It was suggested that the executive nurses should be those with a higher educational level, extraversion or ambiversion.

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