sociality[sō′s̸hē al′ə tē]
- the quality or state of being social or sociable; sociability
- pl. socialities the tendency in individuals to join together in groups and associate with one another
Origin of socialityClassical Latin socialitas
- a. The state or quality of being sociable; sociability.b. An instance of sociableness.
- The tendency to form communities and societies.
(countable and uncountable, plural socialities)
- The character of being social; social quality or disposition; sociability; social intercourse, or its enjoyment.
- The quality of an animal kind of being social.
From Latin sociālitās (“fellowship, sociality”), from sociālis (“social”), from socius (“companion, ally”) + -ālis