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introverted

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishintrovertedin‧tro‧vert‧ed /ˈɪntrəvɜːtɪd $ -ɜːr-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 SHYsomeone who is introverted is quiet and shy and does not enjoy being with other people opp extrovert, extrovertedsee thesaurus at shyintroversion /ˌɪntrəˈvɜːʃən $ -ˈvɜːrʒən/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
introvertedThe young girl, once so lively, became introverted and developed a nervous stammer.Nolan describes himself as introverted and serious.He is described as an introverted teenager, with a love of horses.I was probably more introverted than Arthur when we were children.Peters is just too introverted to be a good manager.
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