What is the meaning of extrovert? An extrovert is someone with the characteristics that are opposite to those demonstrated by an introvert.
An extrovert is usually someone how is confident, happy to be in front of people, and often displaying increased enthusiasm with simultaneous highly animated body movements. This is not to be confused with someone who is well prepared for a presentation and using appropriate hand and body gestures in order to support the messages that they are trying to convey. Someone prepared for one event may be a well-prepared introvert (someone who is ordinarily shy and less confident in the limelight).
In general, an extrovert can be thought of as a social, outgoing, confident person who is comfortable with new situations and does not require familiar surroundings to feel at ease.
This definition is our own opinion. Read more about the official definition of extrovert below.
What is the meaning of extrovert?
The Cambridge Dictionary definition of extrovert is ‘energetic and enjoying being with other people‘.
We can see here that this dictionary has included the word energetic. This word may be used to described the animated actions that were discussed earlier in this page.
The word extrovert is an adjective.
An adjective usually is a word used to modify, give additional characteristics to, or enhance a noun. For further information see the Adjectives Section of the Write Correctly website.
Example Sentences Containing the Word Extrovert
As explained, usually adjectives like ‘extrovert’ modify a noun. Example sentences with ‘extrovert’ may include:
- David’s extrovert personality meant that he was the life and soul of the party.
- A person with extrovert mannerisms is usually the opposite of someone who is an introvert.
- I am quite shy and do not feel as confident when presenting to a large audience as an extrovert person would be.
Hopefully this Word of the Day post about the meaning of ‘extrovert’ has been helpful. Check out other words in the Word of the Day post tomorrow.
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