Definition of sociability in English:



  • [mass noun] The quality of being sociable.

    ‘for all his sociability, he never really connects with people’
    • ‘Good manners, communication skills and sociability are qualities that have to be cultivated from childhood.’
    • ‘Coffee houses were a reflection of the emerging middle class, with its emphasis on discussion, exploration of ideas, sobriety and refined sociability.’
    • ‘Neighborhood sociability is one reason Sherry and husband David Morgan enjoy the section of Indianapolis they call home.’
    • ‘The morning tea break is half an hour because this is an important time for sociability.’
    • ‘Some roses blend pinks and yellows into beautiful pale tones within the same bloom, signifying sociability and friendship.’
    friendliness, affability, amiability, amicability, cordiality, neighbourliness, companionability, gregariousness, conviviality, clubbability
    warmness, warmth, warm-heartedness, good nature, niceness, pleasantness, geniality, civility, liveliness
    communicativeness, responsiveness, forthcomingness, openness, extroversion, approachability, accessibility
    chumminess, clubbiness
    hospitableness, good-naturedness
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