[ soh-shee-al-i-tee ]

  1. social nature or tendencies as shown in the assembling of individuals in communities.

  2. the action on the part of individuals of associating together in communities.

  1. the state or quality of being social.

Origin of sociality

First recorded in 1640–50, sociality is from the Latin word sociālitāt- (stem of sociālitās). See social, -ity

Other words from sociality

  • non·so·ci·al·i·ty, noun

Words Nearby sociality Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use sociality in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sociality


/ (ˌsəʊʃɪˈælɪtɪ) /

nounplural -ties
  1. the tendency of groups and persons to develop social links and live in communities

  2. the quality or state of being social

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