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Insociable vs. Sociable

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Insociableadjective

Not sociable or companionable.

Sociableadjective

(of a person) Tending to socialize or be social

‘He's normally pretty quiet, but he gets much more sociable around women.’;

Insociableadjective

(obsolete) Incapable of being associated, joined, or connected.

Sociableadjective

Offering opportunities for conversation; characterized by much conversation.

‘a sociable party’;

Insociableadjective

Incapable of being associated, joined, or connected.

‘Lime and wood are insociable.’;

Sociableadjective

(archaic) Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable.

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Insociableadjective

Not sociable or companionable; disinclined to social intercourse or conversation; unsociable; taciturn.

‘This austere insociable life.’;

Sociableadjective

(obsolete) No longer hostile; friendly.

Sociablenoun

A sociable person.

Sociablenoun

(historical) A four-wheeled open carriage with seats facing each other.

Sociablenoun

A tricycle for two persons side by side.

Sociablenoun

A couch with a curved S-shaped back.

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Sociablenoun

(US) An informal party or church meeting for purposes of socializing.

Sociableadjective

Capable of being, or fit to be, united in one body or company; associable.

‘They are sociable parts united into one body.’;

Sociableadjective

Inclined to, or adapted for, society; ready to unite with others; fond of companions; social.

‘Society is no comfort to one not sociable.’; ‘What can be more uneasy to this sociable creature than the dry, pensive retirements of solitude?’;

Sociableadjective

Ready to converse; inclined to talk with others; not taciturn or reserved.

Sociableadjective

Affording opportunites for conversation; characterized by much conversation; as, a sociable party.

Sociableadjective

No longer hostile; friendly.

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Sociablenoun

A gathering of people for social purposes; an informal party or reception; as, a church sociable.

Sociablenoun

A carriage having two double seats facing each other, and a box for the driver.

Sociablenoun

a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

Sociableadjective

inclined to or conducive to companionship with others;

‘a sociable occasion’; ‘enjoyed a sociable chat’; ‘a sociable conversation’; ‘Americans are sociable and gregarious’;

Sociableadjective

friendly and pleasant;

‘a sociable gathering’;

Sociableadjective

willing to talk and engage in activities with other people; friendly

‘being a sociable person, Eva loved entertaining’;

Sociableadjective

(of a place, occasion, or activity) characterized by friendliness or social interaction

‘a very sociable little village’;

Sociablenoun

an open carriage with facing side seats.

Sociablenoun

a tricycle with two seats side by side.

Sociablenoun

an S-shaped couch for two people who sit partially facing each other.

Sociablenoun

an informal social gathering

‘a church sociable’;

Sociable

The sociable or buddy bike or side by side bicycle is a bicycle that supports two riders who sit next to one another, in contrast to a tandem bicycle, where the riders sit fore and aft. The name alludes to the relative ease with which the two cyclists can speak with each other, unlike on the tandem.

‘sociable’;

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