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so•cia•bil•i•ty  (so′shə bili tē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the act or an instance of being sociable.
  2. the quality, state, disposition, or inclination of being sociable.
  • 1425–75; late Middle English; see sociable, -ity

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
so•cia•ble /ˈsoʊʃəbəl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. glad to associate with others; companionable:a sociable couple who enjoy parties.
  2. marked by agreeable companionship:a sociable evening.
so•cia•bil•i•ty /ˌsoʊʃəˈbɪlɪti/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable]
so•cia•bly, adv. See -soc-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
so•cia•ble  (sōshə bəl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. inclined to associate with or be in the company of others.
  2. friendly or agreeable in company;
    companionable.
  3. characterized by agreeable companionship:a sociable evening at the home of friends.

n. 
  1. Dialect Terms[Chiefly Northern and Midland U.S.]an informal social gathering, esp. of members of a church.
socia•ble•ness, n. 
socia•bly, adv. 
  • Latin sociābilis, equivalent. to sociā(re) to unite (derivative of socius partner, comrade) + -bilis -ble
  • 1545–55

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