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Introversion

noun
1.
The condition of being folded inward or sheathed.  Synonym: invagination.
2.
The folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface.  Synonyms: infolding, intussusception, invagination.
3.
(psychology) an introverted disposition; concern with one's own thoughts and feelings.






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"Introversion" Quotes from Famous Books



... This is how introversion begins. The lower sexual centers are aroused. They find no sympathy, no connection, no response from outside, no expression. They are dynamically polarized by the upper centers within the individual. That ...
— Fantasia of the Unconscious • D. H. Lawrence

... polyps! That is precisely the way in which those little creatures swallow their prey; outside becomes inside, what was the surface of the body is turned into the lining of the digestive cavity, and every time they take a meal the process of introversion is repeated. This monster is nothing ...
— The Second Deluge • Garrett P. Serviss



Words linked to "Introversion" :   unsociableness, psychology, psychological science, organic process, condition, ambiversion, inwardness, internality, introvertive, extraversion, introversive, invagination, biological process, unsociability, introvert



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