Definition of interpersonal in English:



  • [attributive] Relating to relationships or communication between people.

    ‘you will need good interpersonal skills’
    • ‘Open plan living can have a profound and potentially disastrous effect on interpersonal relationships.’
    • ‘I think it calls for empathy and good interpersonal skills and making a connection with the other person.’
    • ‘This aspect may show subconscious difficulties in close interpersonal relationships.’
    • ‘Whites tend to view race relations - their interpersonal relationships with others - as important.’
    • ‘Both are similar to the extent that they are encountered in interpersonal relationships.’
    • ‘My guess would be that Tom is a little off, when it comes to interpersonal relationships.’
    • ‘This has happened at the cost of interpersonal and even family relationships.’
    • ‘Men and women who are good managers should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.’
    • ‘They are cognitive therapies, behavioural therapies, interpersonal therapies, and hypnosis.’
    • ‘She also thrived on speech classes and classes in interpersonal communications.’
    • ‘The acceptance of rape myths is related to sex role stereotypes and an acceptance of interpersonal violence.’
    • ‘Snipers generally have poor interpersonal relations but do not stand out in the crowd.’
    • ‘The interpersonal aspects of psychological abuse are not well studied.’
    • ‘This is really a life lesson about the power of interpersonal relationships.’
    • ‘Furthermore, interpersonal relationships in Asia Pacific are based on reciprocity and return of favours.’
    • ‘Laughter brings people together and improves interpersonal relationships.’
    • ‘They will have strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.’
    • ‘Why rock the boat with bad news stories about interpersonal relationships when you have an annual plan to sell to voters?’
    • ‘In this statement, there is not a word about improving the patient's interpersonal relationships.’
    • ‘First and foremost is the development of communication and interpersonal skills.’