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[mass noun] The quality of being sociable.‘for all his sociability, he never really connects with people’
friendliness, affability, amiability, amicability, cordiality, neighbourliness, companionability, gregariousness, conviviality, clubbabilitywarmness, warmth, warm-heartedness, good nature, niceness, pleasantness, geniality, civility, livelinesscommunicativeness, responsiveness, forthcomingness, openness, extroversion, approachability, accessibilitychumminess, clubbinesshospitableness, good-naturednessView synonyms
- ‘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.’
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