Synonyms and Antonyms of social
1 likely to seek or enjoy the company of others <not exactly the social sort, our boss generally stays in his office and keeps to himself> Synonyms boon, clubbable (also clubable), clubby, companionable, extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociable, convivialRelated Words cordial, folksy, forthcoming, friendly, hospitable; affable, genial, gracious; agreeable, amiable, congenial, kindly, neighborly; animated, gay, jaunty, jolly, jovial, lively, peppy, perky, pert, spirited, sprightful, sprightly, vivacious; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative; bright, buoyant, cheerful, chipper, effervescent, upbeat; bubbly, exuberant, high-spiritedNear Antonyms misanthropic; aloof, cold, cool, detached, distant, frosty, remote, reserved, standoffish; mum, mute, reticent, silent, taciturnAntonyms antisocial, insociable, introverted, nongregarious, reclusive, unsociable, unsocial
2 tending to group with others of the same kind <dogs are social animals, preferring by nature to be part of a pack> Synonyms gregarious, sociable, colonialRelated Words associational, consociational, subsocial; dependent, parasitic (also parasitical), precocial, symbioticNear Antonyms autonomous, independent, self-contained, semiautonomous, semi-independent; altricial, self-subsistent, self-sufficient, self-supporting, self-sustaining; lone, recluse, reclusive, unsociableAntonyms nonsocial, solitary
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