Definition of group dynamics

: the interacting forces within a small human group also : the sociological study of these forces

Examples of group dynamics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bearing witness to group dynamics revealing themselves in alphanumeric characters was also hard for Kira von Eichel, a writer in Brooklyn. New York Times, 29 Jan. 2022 Many people have experienced group dynamics in which rumors, shaming, and silence beat out dialogue and empathy. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, 3 Feb. 2022 Issues in group dynamics could get blown out of all sense of proportion today, thanks to a harsh angle between fickle Mercury and severe Pluto in your 11th House of Social Networks and Global Communications. Tarot Astrologers,, 30 Dec. 2021 Multiple studies show that diversity and equality in group dynamics foster better outcomes. Scott Wharton, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 The attention to character, group dynamics and emotional texture makes the film often feel more alive in its quieter moments than its fairly routine CG action clashes. Tyler Aquilina,, 26 Oct. 2021 Understanding the buying group dynamics and which players to target can drastically improve your outcomes. Forrester, Forbes, 21 Oct. 2021 As anyone with social skills intuitively understands group dynamics matter. Bruce Dorminey, Forbes, 20 Sep. 2021 Your studies have taught you a ton about chimps’ in-group and out-group dynamics. David Marchesephoto Illustration By Bráulio Amado, New York Times, 12 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of group dynamics

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Group dynamics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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group dynamics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction

Medical Definition of group dynamics

: the interacting forces within a small human group also : the sociological study of these forces

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