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unsociable

[uhn-soh-shuh-buh l] /ʌnˈsoʊ ʃə bəl/
adjective
1.
not sociable; having, showing, or marked by a disinclination to friendly social relations; withdrawn.
2.
lacking or preventing social relationships:
an unsociable boardinghouse.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; un-1 + sociable
Related forms
unsociability, unsociableness, noun
unsociably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for un sociably

unsociable

/ʌnˈsəʊʃəbəl/
adjective
1.
(of a person) disinclined to associate or fraternize with others
2.
unconducive to social intercourse: an unsociable neighbourhood
Derived Forms
unsociability, unsociableness, noun
unsociably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for un sociably

unsociable

adj.

c.1600, from un- (1) "not" + sociable.

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