in·​ter·​in·​di·​vid·​u·​al ˌin-tər-ˌin-də-ˈvi-jə-wəl How to pronounce interindividual (audio)
variants or inter-individual
: taking place between or involving individuals
interindividual variations
interindividual communication

Examples of interindividual in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like the rational actor model of economics there is some utility in focusing on the interindividual invariant aspects of cognition. Discover Magazine, 20 Nov. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interindividual was in 1838

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Cite this Entry

“Interindividual.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


in·​ter·​in·​di·​vid·​u·​al -ˌin-də-ˈvij-(ə-)wəl, -ˈvij-əl How to pronounce interindividual (audio)
: involving or taking place between individuals
interindividual conflicts
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