gregariousness gregariousness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being gregarious--having a dislike of being alone

Usage(s):

  1. Such gregariousness has apparently helped the 72-year-old find friends in high places.
  2. He has a genial gregariousness that enables him to first-name thousands of people; he rarely forgets a face.
  3. For progressive Catholic New Yorkers, however, there should be no illusions that Dolan's gregariousness will bring a looser line on such issues as abortion and gay marriage.

Quotes

  1. In a heartfelt eulogy, Mr Beazley said: "David had so many friends. I am nowhere near as effectively networked as David even after 25 years of federal politics. (David) had friendship, loyalty, gregariousness and a photographic memory."
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Kim Beazley Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I don't know. I love words, and I love working with words, and actually, to be honest with you, I do need that solitary profession as well as the garrulousness and gregariousness of the acting profession. I think the two things go together very...
    on Nov 8, 2006 By: Emma Thompson Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "My firm has an informed, intelligent gregariousness," says Julius.
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Anthony Julius Source: Times Online

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