Definition of interpersonal
: being, relating to, or involving relations between persons
Recent Examples of interpersonal from the Web
Jackson might be headed out the door, but his legacy of poor vision, poor decision-making, poor asset management, poor public relations skills, and poor interpersonal ability will linger on.
Hamlin is known for his concern for human welfare that reaches beyond the interpersonal to the systemic.
Adams observes everything around him with a shrewd and unblinking eye, constantly varying his focus from the intense and interpersonal to the broader and more reportorial.
The new series attempts to justify revisiting the story by presenting new characters confronting the mist in several locations, with interpersonal drama added in.
Probably some arguing over how best to treat a patient, some interpersonal conflict playing out in the elevator, and maybe a little crying?
A part of the problem is that Americans are less likely to have the kind of interpersonal contact across party lines that can dampen harsh beliefs about each other.
The writers, Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo and Tim Lovestedt, focus on the interpersonal motivations, keeping the world and perspective honed in on Megan’s experience with Rex.
The writers focus on the interpersonal motivations, keeping the world and perspective honed in on Megan’s experience with Rex.
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First Known Use of interpersonal
INTERPERSONAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of interpersonal for English Language Learners
: relating to or involving relations between people : existing or happening between people
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