Definition of Nonsocial

1. Adjective. Of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies. "Solitary bees"

Exact synonyms: Nongregarious, Solitary
Similar to: Ungregarious
Derivative terms: Solitariness



Definition of Nonsocial

1. Adjective. Not social; unconcerned with society or social matters. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonsocial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonsocial

nonsmart
nonsmoked
nonsmoker
nonsmokers
nonsmoking
nonsmoking car
nonsmooth
nonsmoothly
nonsnack
nonsnow
nonsoap
nonsoaps
nonsoapy
nonsoccer
nonsociable
nonsocial (current term)
nonsocial infection
nonsocialist
nonsocialists
nonsocializing
nonsocially
nonsocioeconomic
nonsociolinguistic
nonsociological
nonsociologist
nonsociologists
nonsociology
nonsociopath
nonsociopathic
nonsociopaths

Literary usage of Nonsocial

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1. The People of Mexico: Who They are and how They Live by Wallace Thompson (1921)
"... to the dictatorship of the nonsocial elements. The narrow individualism of the new rulers, their concentration upon the momentary fruits of victory, ..."

2. Genes, Behavior, and the Social Environment: Moving Beyond the Nature by Lyla M. Hernandez, Dan G. Blazer (2006)
"Despite the inconclusive findings about which stress resulted in a greater immune response, it appears that social and nonsocial stressors induce different ..."

3. Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey (1916)
"Moreover, the native or original endowment was conceived, in extreme cases, as nonsocial or even as antisocial. Social arrangements were thought of as mere ..."

4. General Methods of Teaching in Elementary Schools: Including the by Samuel Chester Parker (1919)
"For this reason the methods of controlling nonsocial, difficult disciplinary cases deserve special study by teachers. The problem is so complex, however, ..."

5. Teaching the Teacher: A First Book in Teacher Training by James Oscar Boyd, John Gresham Machen, Walter Scott Athearn, Harold McAfee Robinson (1921)
"Both kinds of emotions may be social or nonsocial, depending on whether or not ... Among the nonsocial emotions are like and dislike applied to impersonal ..."

6. Ethics and National Defense: The Timeless Issues by James C. Gaston (1994)
"Intentions are also essentially solitary or nonsocial. Although you are now privy to my ... Nonetheless, vows are as solitary and nonsocial as intentions. ..."

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