social rank


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Related to social rank: social status, Social standing
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Noun1.social rank - position in a social hierarchy; "the British are more aware of social status than Americans are"
status, position - the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
station, place - proper or designated social situation; "he overstepped his place"; "the responsibilities of a man in his station"; "married above her station"
quality - high social status; "a man of quality"
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Report whispered (and whispered truly) that she had been a lady by birth and breeding, and that she had deliberately closed her prospects in life by marrying a man greatly her inferior in social rank.
In the earlier epochs of history, we find almost everywhere a complicated arrangement of society into various orders, a manifold gradation of social rank.
The new abode of the two friends was with a pious widow, of good social rank, who dwelt in a house covering pretty nearly the site on which the venerable structure of King's Chapel has since been built.
Her manner had all the charm which fine breeding can confer--exquisitely polite, easily cordial; showing that perfect yet unobtrusive confidence in herself which (in England) seems to be the natural outgrowth of pre-eminent social rank.
He was annoyed at the manner in which his gift had been returned, an though he had condescended, under the influence of passion, to place himself on a level with Ptitsin and Ferdishenko, his self-respect and sense of duty now returned together with a consciousness of what was due to his social rank and official importance.
They speak the Bhojpuri dialect of Hindi and Nepali and are considered as one of the most backward and marginalised groups, who have been subject to blatant caste-based discrimination for ages owing to their lower social rank, write Amir Hasan, B.
The propensity both to unite and classify celebrants by social rank, he says, provides insight into nearly everything else about social relationships in the society.
This was according to data by Social Rank analyzed by Bloomberg.
Then the researchers rearranged the monkeys into different groups of five and this time grouped monkeys of the same social rank together.
In this college I'm obliged to live with a diversity of inmates from presidential consultants and professors to illiterate criminals which taught me to see the real human being behind every social rank.
In addition, previous work in crayfish showed that our method of coding aggressive and submissive acts led to unambiguous identification of social rank, which was assessed by determining status-dependent priority of resource use (Herberholz et al.
No significant correlation between testosterone levels and a male's David's score indicated that testosterone was independent of social rank.