non·​gre·​gar·​i·​ous ˌnän-gri-ˈger-ē-əs How to pronounce nongregarious (audio)
: not gregarious: such as
: not tending to live in groups
nongregarious primates
: tending to avoid the company of other people : unsociable
a quiet, nongregarious person

Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nongregarious was in 1865

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“Nongregarious.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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