introverted

You are probably introverted if you prefer solitude over socializing, or like to reflect upon your own perceptual experiences rather than seek adventure.

Introverted comes from the modern Latin introvertere, from intro-, meaning “to the inside,” and vertere, meaning “to turn.” Someone who is introverted prefers to turn inward toward their own thoughts and experiences, rather than to reach outward for experiences with other people.

Definitions of introverted
  1. adjective
    given to examining own sensory and perceptual experiences
    synonyms: introspective, self-examining
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    Antonyms:
    extrospective, extroverted
    not introspective; examining what is outside yourself
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