social relation


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Related to social relation: Social interaction
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Noun1.social relation - a relation between living organisms (especially between people)
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
relations, dealings - mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups
professional relation - the relation that exists when one person requests and is granted professional help from a qualified source
political relation, politics - social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power; "office politics is often counterproductive"
alchemy, interpersonal chemistry, chemistry - the way two individuals relate to each other; "their chemistry was wrong from the beginning -- they hated each other"; "a mysterious alchemy brought them together"
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Watching the two young people with keen powers of observation, necessarily concentrated on them by the complete seclusion of her life, the invalid lady discovered signs of roused sensibility in Miss Haldane, when Arthur was present, which had never yet shown themselves in her social relations with other admirers eager to pay their addresses to her.
My marriage has decided certain wise heads of families on discontinuing their social relations with me.
It offered an admirable opportunity for a shopping expedition, a change of scene, and a peaceful solution of their perplexing and anomalous social relations with Devil's Ford.
The same magnanimity shows itself in our social relations, in the preference, namely, which each man gives to the society of superiors over that of his equals.
At the age of thirty-four, and apparently at first sight, he suddenly married Mary Powell, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a royalist country gentleman with whom his family had long maintained some business and social relations.
I have had to make a little outlay; but these are times when hidden merit is overlooked, whereas if a man keeps himself well in sight before the world, cultivates social relations and extends them, he succeeds.
Amy,' he resumed; 'your dear sister, our Fanny, has contracted ha hum--a marriage, eminently calculated to extend the basis of our-- ha--connection, and to--hum--consolidate our social relations.
Apart from that Razumov was not known to have any social relations in the town.
All infractions of love and equity in our social relations are speedily punished.
de la Tremouille--a Protestant, and seeing the king seldom--was of no party, he did not, in general, carry any bias into his social relations.
The research indicates that the frequency of the social relations has been modified towards greater immediacy and that the social relation mode of each agent has boosted the ease and is more open and wide, according to all the groups, which see this as an advantage.
Signifying God: Social Relation and Symbolic Act in the York Corpus Christi Plays.