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unsociable

[ uhn-soh-shuh-buhl ]
/ ʌnˈsoʊ ʃə bəl /
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adjective
not sociable; having, showing, or marked by a disinclination to friendly social relations; withdrawn.
lacking or preventing social relationships: an unsociable boardinghouse.
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Origin of unsociable

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + sociable

OTHER WORDS FROM unsociable

un·so·cia·bil·i·ty, un·so·cia·ble·ness, nounun·so·cia·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for unsociable

unsociable
/ (ʌnˈsəʊʃəbəl) /

adjective
(of a person) disinclined to associate or fraternize with others
unconducive to social intercoursean unsociable neighbourhood

Derived forms of unsociable

unsociability or unsociableness, noununsociably, adverb
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