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SOCIABILITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does sociability mean? 

SOCIABILITY (noun)
  The noun SOCIABILITY has 1 sense:

1. the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows

  Familiarity information: SOCIABILITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SOCIABILITY (noun)


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Meaning:

The relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

sociability; sociableness

Hypernyms ("sociability" is a kind of...):

sociality (the tendency to associate with others and to form social groups)

Attribute:

sociable (inclined to or conducive to companionship with others)

unsociable (not inclined to society or companionship)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "sociability"):

extraversion; extroversion ((psychology) an extroverted disposition; concern with what is outside the self)

ambiversion ((psychology) a balanced disposition intermediate between extroversion and introversion)

conviviality; joviality (a jovial nature)

companionability; companionableness (suitability to be a companion)

camaraderie; chumminess; comradeliness; comradery; comradeship (the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability)

gregariousness (the quality of being gregarious--having a dislike of being alone)

nakedness; openness (characterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive)

Holonyms ("sociability" is a part of...):

personableness (the complex of attributes that make a person socially attractive)

Antonym:

unsociability (an unsociable disposition; avoiding friendship or companionship)


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