Need another word that means the same as “introvert”? Find 6 synonyms and 30 related words for “introvert” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Introvert” are: recluse, hermit, solitary, misanthrope, outsider, invaginate
Introvert as a Noun
Definitions of "Introvert" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “introvert” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A shy, reticent person.
- A person predominantly concerned with their own thoughts and feelings rather than with external things.
- (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts.
- A person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts.
Synonyms of "Introvert" as a noun (5 Words)
|hermit||A hummingbird found in the shady lower layers of tropical forests, foraging along a regular route.|
|misanthrope||Someone who dislikes people in general.|
Scrooge wasn t the mean spirited misanthrope most of us believe him to be.
|outsider||Someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group.|
To the outsider glitzy fashion shows may seem an outrageous extravagance.
|recluse||A person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.|
She has turned into a virtual recluse.
|solitary||One who lives in solitude.|
He had something of the solitary about him.
Introvert as a Verb
Definitions of "Introvert" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “introvert” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Fold inwards.
- Turn inside.
Synonyms of "Introvert" as a verb (1 Word)
Some organs can invaginate.
Usage Examples of "Introvert" as a verb
- He introverted his feelings.
Associations of "Introvert" (30 Words)
|bashful||Disposed to avoid notice blate is a Scottish term for bashful.|
Don t be bashful about telling folk how you feel.
|cagey||Characterized by great caution and wariness.|
A cagey avoidance of a definite answer.
|coy||Modestly or warily rejecting approaches or overtures.|
She treated him to a coy smile of invitation.
|demure||(of clothing) giving a modest appearance.|
A demure young lady.
|diffident||Modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence.|
Stood in the doorway diffident and abashed.
|eschew||Deliberately avoid using; abstain from.|
He appealed to the crowd to eschew violence.
|fainthearted||Lacking conviction or boldness or courage.|
|inarticulate||Not expressed in words.|
|introspection||The examination or observation of one’s own mental and emotional processes.|
Quiet introspection can be extremely valuable.
|introspective||Characterized by or given to introspection.|
He grew withdrawn and introspective.
|introversion||The tendency to be concerned with one’s own thoughts and feelings rather than with external things.|
We expected our sample to show elevated neuroticism and introversion.
|introverted||Of, denoting, or typical of an introvert.|
|irresolute||Showing or feeling hesitancy; uncertain.|
The committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute.
|lowliness||A position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation.|
|modesty||Formality and propriety of manner.|
With typical modesty he insisted on sharing the credit with others.
|passive||The passive voice.|
Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself.
|passivity||Acceptance of what happens, without active response or resistance.|
The perceived passivity of the populace is deceptive.
|personality||The complex of all the attributes–behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental–that characterize a unique individual.|
She is a Hollywood personality.
|reclusive||Withdrawn from society; seeking solitude.|
Sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree.
|reserved||Marked by self-restraint and reticence-Victoria Sackville-West.|
He is a reserved almost taciturn man.
|restrained||(of colour, decoration, etc.) not excessively showy or ornate; understated.|
His restrained gentlemanly voice.
|reticent||Temperamentally disinclined to talk.|
She was extremely reticent about her personal affairs.
|retiring||Not arrogant or presuming.|
A gentle retiring person who avoided conflict.
|shy||(of a plant) not bearing flowers or fruit well or prolifically.|
The shares are 29p shy of their flotation price.
|taciturn||Habitually reserved and uncommunicative.|
After such gatherings she would be taciturn and morose.
|timid||Showing a lack of courage or confidence; easily frightened.|
Whitewater rafting is not for the timid.
|timorous||Showing or suffering from nervousness or a lack of confidence.|
A timorous voice.
|unassertive||Inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence.|
His bland and unassertive personal style.
|uncommunicative||Unwilling to talk or impart information.|
The uncommunicative Emily disappeared.
|withdrawn||Withdrawn from society seeking solitude.|
When her husband died she became very withdrawn.