Definition of sociometric in English:

sociometric

adjective

  • See sociometry

    • ‘Compared to other students, bullies have larger friendship groups, higher sociometric rankings, and earlier dating experiences after controlling for pubertal development.’
    • ‘During peer sociometric interviews in kindergarten, children were shown pictures of each classmate and asked to rate how much he/she liked that classmate on a 5-point scale.’
    • ‘Teachers, much more than mothers, see the peer relations that give rise to the sociometric ratings, and thus may be more likely to see the internalizing symptoms related to peer neglect.’
    • ‘There were no significant effects of intervention on the sociometric measures of peer social preference and prosocial behavior.’
    • ‘Finally, we examine the extent to which children's strategies for coping with everyday rejection explain variance in their social and behavioral adjustment above and beyond the effect of their sociometric status alone.’

Pronunciation

sociometric

/ˌsəʊʃɪəˈmɛtrɪk//ˌsəʊsɪəˈmɛtrɪk/