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sociability

[so-shuh-bil-i-tee] /ˌsɒ ʃəˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of being sociable.
2.
the quality, state, disposition, or inclination of being sociable.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see sociable, -ity
Related forms
nonsociability, noun
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Examples for sociability
  • Highly developed social skills are different from mere sociability.
  • How science selects for perseverance and sociability at the expense of intelligence and creativity.
  • Jenny's online sociability and offline silence probably has less to do with digital retreating than time management.
Word Origin and History for sociability
n.

late 15c., from Middle French sociabilite, from Latin sociabilis (see sociable).

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