ungregarious


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ungregarious - (of plants) growing together in groups that are not close together
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
gregarious - (of plants) growing in groups that are close together
2.ungregarious - (of animals) not gregarious
unsocial - not seeking or given to association; being or living without companions; "the unsocial disposition to neglect one's neighbors"
gregarious - (of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species; "gregarious bird species"
3.ungregarious - not disposed to seek companyungregarious - not disposed to seek company; "a lonely ungregarious person"
unsociable - not inclined to society or companionship; "an unsociable nature...shy and reserved"; "generally unsociable except with intimate friends"; "unsociable behavior"; "an unsociable neighborhood"
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Of mathematical turn, and shy and ungregarious temper, he was, as so many inward-turning people are, the conscientious keeper of a diary.
Because man is political, acquiring human dignity involves projecting the alienated, the private and the ungregarious into the public realm, and because man is an animal this means that his animal needs and animal dignity find their satisfaction in the public realm as well.