from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not disposed to seek the company of others; reserved.
- adj. Not congenial; incompatible.
- adj. Not conducive to social exchange: an unsociable atmosphere.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. not needing the company of others
- adj. not congenial or compatible
- adj. unfriendly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not sociable; not inclined to society; averse to companionship or conversation; solitary; reserved.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not sociable, in any sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not inclined to society or companionship
Nevertheless, the Massachusetts born Bacon was once described as unsociable, free of vice, skeptical in his spiritual thoughts and critical of preachers and their teachings.
And lastly - and most importantly - while Arnie's Place had a brief-but-unforgettable ban on fighting games, claiming they were "unsociable," Sike's always had the latest versions of Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter.
But because Miss Lucinda Manners was reserved and "unsociable," as the neighbors pronounced her, I did not, therefore, mean to imply that she was inhuman.
If I failed in any measure in this respect, they reproached me with being "unsociable," and said;
Seems kind of unsociable, muffling themselves up behind these hedgerows!
Therefore it would be kind of unsociable for me to run off and only write whatever individual pages strike my fancy at any given instant.
This, the lecturers complain, would lead to them being forced to work "unsociable" hours.
Mention or details of murders, terrorist acts or unsociable behaviour may land you in more trouble than you bargained for.
Even when Charley praised it, our prisoner refused to speak or to notice us, and we soon gave him up as a most unsociable fellow.
She is still unsociable in the Aquarius, finding it hard and ackward to socialize with many people, though she makes a friend or two (Tayama Mikika, Nakatomi Narie).