Examples of unsociable in a Sentence
a job with unsociable hours
an unsociable but not an overtly rude child
Recent Examples of unsociable from the Web
Born in 1852 in a small town in northeastern Spain, Cajal described himself as a poor student, shy and unsociable, Swanson writes.
The mighty otaku: Japan’s growing legion of geeks, once derided as unsociable misfits, has become a significant force of spenders whose financial clout is expected to keep growing.
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First Known Use of unsociable
Synonymsaloof, antisocial, asocial, buttoned-up, cold, cold-eyed, detached, distant, dry, frosty, offish, remote, standoff, standoffish, unbending, unclubbable, cool
Antonymscordial, friendly, sociable, social, warm
Related Wordsindrawn, introverted, nongregarious, recessive, reclusive, reserved, unsocial, withdrawn; misanthropic; apathetic, hard, indifferent, unconcerned; clinical, dispassionate, impersonal, professional; disinterested, incurious, uninterested; reticent, silent, taciturn, uncommunicative; diffident, shy, timid; cliquey, cliquish, clubbish
Near Antonymsboon, clubbable (also clubable), clubby, companionable, convivial, extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing; communicative, expansive, garrulous, talkative; affable, folksy, genial, gracious, hospitable; agreeable, amiable, congenial, kindly, neighborly
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