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so·ci·al·i·ty

 (sō′shē-ăl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. so·ci·al·i·ties
1.
a. The state or quality of being sociable; sociability.
b. An instance of sociableness.
2. The tendency to form communities and societies.

sociality

(ˌsəʊʃɪˈælɪtɪ)
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

so•ci•al•i•ty

(ˌsoʊ ʃiˈæl ɪ ti)

n.
1. social nature or tendencies as shown in the assembling of individuals in communities.
2. the act of being sociable; sociability.
[1640–50]
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
Translations
společenskost
Sozialität
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But the sun of his sociality soon recovers from this brief eclipse and shines again.
Not to be behindhand in the sociality of the evening, he complies and gives them "Believe Me, if All Those Endearing Young Charms." This ballad, he informs Mrs.
There is no conversation, no laughter, no cheerfulness, no sociality, except in spitting; and that is done in silent fellowship round the stove, when the meal is over.
It was the first glimpse of sociality the host had had for many days.
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This project investigates the relationship between patterns of digital sociality and the micro-sociological structure of the setting of online interaction.
And marks a leaning-towards something otherwise than itself through the fact that its ground of conceptual being is the very possibility of connection, togetherness, inhabitation, sociality, relation.
Focusing on speeches and articles Williams produced between 1893 and 1905, Cooper resurrects Williams' ideas of organized anxiety, the Peculiar Institution, race public opinion and (racial) sociality.