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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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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.
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.
Anyone with ah interest in the evolution of cognition, sociality, materiality and technical practice who has already some familiarity with the subject matter.
But it is precisely "the sociality of virtue" (which serves as the title of Chapter 3) that, as DeBrabander properly shows, both distinguishes Spinoza's philosophy from Stoicism and aligns it with biblical (what I would call covenantal) ethics based on the golden rule, the love of neighbor.
Louis) has sought the origin of insect sociality using paper wasps as his model system.
Finally, the invisible entities have not only the power to transform themselves at will, but also that to transform living beings; that power, along with their sociality, is at the core of their personhood which is at the same time similar (because of the sociality) and different (because of a highest mastering of metamorphosis) from that of humans.
Sociality is characterized by frequent contact and tolerance, and infrequent agonism until sexual maturity in D.
Indeed, Arena finds itself caught within a contradiction the core editorial team has discussed at length in both the journal and the magazine; namely the tendency of highly abstracted forms of life to dominate and reconstitute more basic sources of sociality.
Practices revealed that children learned rights and responsibilities which were far more conditioned by webs of sociality than implied by the liberalist autonomous citizen-subject model.
For Lefebvre, everyday life, as the locus of desire and human sociality, is terrorized by the law.