Extrovert vs Extravagant - What's the difference?

extrovert | extravagant |


As adjectives the difference between extrovert and extravagant

is that extrovert is outgoing; sociable; concerned with outer affairs while extravagant is exceeding the bounds of something; roving; hence, foreign.

As a noun extrovert

is one who is outgoing, sociable and socially confident or concerned with outer affairs.

extrovert

English

Alternative forms

* extravert (esp. in technical contexts)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • outgoing; sociable; concerned with outer affairs
  • Noun

    (Introversion and extroversion) (en noun)
  • One who is outgoing, sociable and socially confident or concerned with outer affairs.
  • Antonyms

    * introvert

    See also

    * ambivert ----

    extravagant

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Exceeding the bounds of something; roving; hence, foreign.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • The extravagant and erring spirit hies / To his confine.
  • Extreme; wild; excessive; unrestrained.
  • * Addison
  • There appears something nobly wild and extravagant in great natural geniuses.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess), chapter=1 citation , passage=The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. […] The bed was the most extravagant piece. Its graceful cane halftester rose high towards the cornice and was so festooned in carved white wood that the effect was positively insecure, as if the great couch were trimmed with icing sugar.}}
  • Exorbitant.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=55, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Obama goes troll-hunting , passage=According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.}}
  • Profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful.
  • (Bancroft)

    Synonyms

    * See also