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- adj. gregarious; belonging to the herd or common sort
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Gregarious; belonging to the herd or common sort; common.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a herd; gregarious; specifically, belonging to the herd or common sort; ordinary.
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It took a couple of seconds for Don to place in his mind just what a gregarian was.
The plate of baked gregarian was removed and Dr. Jefferson ordered something for him called a "Mount Etna."
He saw at once, that, sensitive as she was to every impression, this fear was a contagious one, a mere gregarian affinity, and that she needed the preponderating warmth and strength of a protecting presence, the influence of a fuller vitality.
There is a struggle between its members motived by the desire for individual expression and gain; and, alongside of it, a sense of solidarity, a movement to mutual, reciprocal relations, motived by the gregarian instinct.
Where the vibrations of matter are low, its responsive movement is gregarian rather than individual.
Living in rows, conducting our movements and our apparel as nearly as possible in accordance with the hitch of the moment, singing the songs our neighbours sing -- this is Order, but gregarian order.
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