HyperDic: unsociable

English > 1 sense of the word unsociable:
ADJECTIVEallunsociablenot inclined to society or companionship
English > unsociable: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningnot inclined to society or companionship.
Examples
  • "an unsociable nature...shy and reserved"
  • "generally unsociable except with intimate friends"
  • "unsociable behavior"
  • "an unsociable neighborhood"
Attribute ofsociability, sociablenessThe relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows / fellows
Narrowerantisocialshunning contact with others
ungregariousnot disposed to seek company
See alsointroversive, introvertivedirected inward
unfriendlynot disposed to friendship or friendliness
unsocialnot seeking or given to association
OppositesociableInclined to or conducive to companionship with others
Spanisharisco, esquivo, huraño, insociable, retraído
Catalanesquerp, esquiu, insocial, retret
Nounsunsociability, unsociablenessan unsociable disposition
Adverbsunsociablyin an unsociable manner

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