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n. pl. so·ci·al·i·ties
a. The state or quality of being sociable; sociability.
b. An instance of sociableness.
2. The tendency to form communities and societies.


n, pl -ties
1. (Sociology) the tendency of groups and persons to develop social links and live in communities
2. (Sociology) the quality or state of being social


(ˌsoʊ ʃiˈæl ɪ ti)

1. social nature or tendencies as shown in the assembling of individuals in communities.
2. the act of being sociable; sociability.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sociality - the tendency to associate with others and to form social groups; "mammals as a class are not strong on sociality"
nature - the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions; "it is his nature to help others"
sociability, sociableness - the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows
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