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insociable

[in-soh-shuh-buh l]
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  1. unsociable.
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Origin of insociable

From the Latin word insociābilis, dating back to 1575–85. See in-3, sociable
Related formsin·so·cia·bil·i·ty, nounin·so·cia·bly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • In all countries there are insociable fellows, with whom you are obliged to live, though it is difficult.

    History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVI. (of XXI.)

    Thomas Carlyle