Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not disposed to seek the company of others; not sociable.
  • adjective Not conducive to social exchange.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not sociable, in any sense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not sociable; not inclined to society; averse to companionship or conversation; solitary; reserved.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not needing the company of others
  • adjective not congenial or compatible
  • adjective unfriendly

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not inclined to society or companionship

Etymologies

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un- +‎ sociable

Examples

  • 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.

    Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX Homepage

  • 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.

    Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX Homepage

  • 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.

    Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX Homepage

  • 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.

    Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX Homepage

  • 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.

    Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX Homepage

  • 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.

    Cleburne Times-Review, Cleburne, TX Homepage

  • 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.

    The Dark Side Of Arcading

  • 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.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 46, August, 1861

  • If I failed in any measure in this respect, they reproached me with being "unsociable," and said;

    Cape Cod Folks

  • Seems kind of unsociable, muffling themselves up behind these hedgerows!

    Flaming June

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