sociability

[ so-shuh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌsɒ ʃəˈbɪl ɪ ti /

noun

the act or an instance of being sociable.
the quality, state, disposition, or inclination of being sociable.

Origin of sociability

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at sociable, -ity
Related formsnon·so·cia·bil·i·ty, noun
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sociability


n.

late 15c., from Middle French sociabilite, from Latin sociabilis (see sociable).

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