nongregarious

adjective
non·​gre·​gar·​i·​ous | \ ˌnän-gri-ˈger-ē-əs How to pronounce nongregarious (audio) \

Definition of nongregarious

: not gregarious: such as
a : not tending to live in groups nongregarious primates
b : tending to avoid the company of other people : unsociable a quiet, nongregarious person

First Known Use of nongregarious

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Nongregarious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nongregarious. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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