Personality Types Vocabulary. EGOIST, EGOTIST, ALTRUIST, INTROVERT, EXTROVERT, AMBIVERT, MISANTHROPE, MISOGYNIST, MISOGAMIST, ASCETIC. DO NOW: Pre-test – Match the words to the definitions. WORDS. DEFINITIONS. Turns his mind inward Hates marriage Talks about his own accomplishments
EGOIST, EGOTIST, ALTRUIST, INTROVERT, EXTROVERT, AMBIVERT, MISANTHROPE, MISOGYNIST, MISOGAMIST, ASCETIC
Turns his mind inward
Talks about his own accomplishments
Hates his fellow mortals
Leads an austere life
Is interested in the welfare of others.
Believes in self advancement
Turns his mind both inward and outward
Turns his mind outward
Personality Types Vocabulary
Answer yes or no.
These words are all nouns which means that they may be used as the subject or object of a sentence.
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1. The ego
In Latin the word for other is alter. Altruism, the philosophy practiced by altruists, comes from a variant spelling of alter.
Altruistic actions benefit others.
An alteration is a change.
When you have an altercation with someone, you have a violent disagreement, stronger than a dispute or quarrel.
How does this help you understand the word alter ego?
Can you figure out what versions of alter and ego can be used for each definition?
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