Definition of Sociableness

1. Noun. The relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows.

Definition of Sociableness

1. n. The quality of being sociable.

Definition of Sociableness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being sociable. ¹

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Definition of Sociableness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sociableness

soccer players
socia parotidis
sociable numbers
sociableness (current term)
social Darwinism
social action
social activity
social adaptation
social adjustment
social affair
social alienation
social anthropologist

Literary usage of Sociableness

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1. The Natural History of Immortality by Joseph William Reynolds (1891)
"In pursuit of this sociableness with one another, and of knowledge as to ourselves and the world, we discern the necessity for moral government, ..."

2. Autology: An Inductive System of Mental Science; Whose Centre is the Will by David Henry Hamilton (1873)
"Friendliness and sociableness are highly beneficial, though their opposites, ... If instead of sociableness we have moroseness and self-seclusion, ..."

3. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1914)
"Therefore all actions which conduce to the advancement of this mutual sociableness are commanded by the law of nature, and all those detrimental to it are ..."

4. The Individual and His Relation to Society as Reflected in British Ethics by James Hayden Tufts (1898)
"The Elements in Mans Alleged sociableness. The same effort to explain the Individual as a product of social pressure rather than as a social unit is seen in ..."

5. The Irenicum: Or Pacificator: Being a Reconciler as to Church Differences by Edward Stillingfleet (1842)
"First, the sociableness of man's nature. ... who further takes notice of the sociableness of man's nature: ..."

6. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, Alexander Chalmers (1824)
"... sociableness. Bp. Hall. COMPANION, it.*. One with whom a man frequently converses, or with whom he shares bis hours of relaxation. Shakspeare. ..."

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