American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The disposition or quality of being sociable.
- n. An instance of being sociable.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sociable disposition or tendency: disposition or inclination for the society of others; sociableness.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality of being sociable; sociableness.
- n. the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows
“(Yes, there are collaborations, and there are shared world activities, but the vast majority of writing is done alone.) Retreats, though, pack in sociability around the solitary writing.”
“Their sociability is what I noticed in pet shops too.”
“We all vied with one another in sociability and wit.”
“We believe that sociability is an essential element of both a pleasant and a digestible meal; and we protest emphatically against the habits which we, as a nation, have contracted.”
“Some new plan of pleasure, and sociability is constantly courting our adoption.”
“When one is out searching for the nation’s top diplomat, does it make sense to pick a guy who gets low scores in sociability?”
“Their social self-awareness also, ipso facto, demonstrates their sociability, which is also implied by the cultural transmission of accumulated knowledge in primate communities.”
“We like sociability, which is vastly different from liking Society.”
“The ultimate quality which he named pity is, after all, the germ of sociability, which is only extended sympathy.”
“We like sociability, which is vastly different from liking”
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