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I believe, from reading biographies, that the great musicians have also been great cooks: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Max Roach. I think I've worked out why this is - unsociable hours, plus general creativity.
Jamie Cullum

Meaning of "unsociable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNSOCIABLE

unsociable  [ʌnˈsəʊʃəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNSOCIABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unsociable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNSOCIABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unsociable in the English dictionary

The definition of unsociable in the dictionary is disinclined to associate or fraternize with others. Other definition of unsociable is unconducive to social intercourse.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNSOCIABLE


approachable
əˈprəʊtʃəbəl
associable
əˈsəʊʃəbəl
depreciable
dɪˈpriːʃəbəl
distinguishable
dɪsˈtɪŋɡwɪʃəbəl
indissociable
ˌɪndɪˈsəʊʃəbəl
indistinguishable
ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃəbəl
insatiable
ɪnˈseɪʃəbəl
insociable
ɪnˈsəʊʃəbəl
negotiable
nɪˈɡəʊʃəbəl
perishable
ˈpɛrɪʃəbəl
punishable
ˈpʌnɪʃəbəl
reachable
ˈriːtʃəbəl
renegotiable
ˌriːnɪˈɡəʊʃəbəl
searchable
ˈsɜːtʃəbəl
sociable
ˈsəʊʃəbəl
switchable
ˈswɪtʃəbəl
unnegotiable
ˌʌnnɪˈɡəʊʃəbəl
unreachable
ʌnˈriːtʃəbəl
untouchable
ʌnˈtʌtʃəbəl
washable
ˈwɒʃəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNSOCIABLE

unsoaked
unsoaped
unsober
unsoberly
unsociability
unsociableness
unsociably
unsocial
unsocialised
unsocialism
unsociality
unsocialized
unsocially
unsocket
unsodden
unsoft
unsoftened
unsoftening
unsoiled
unsolaced

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNSOCIABLE

able
amiable
appreciable
dependent variable
diable
enviable
identifiable
independent variable
justifiable
liable
modifiable
notifiable
pliable
quantifiable
random variable
reliable
undeniable
unreliable
variable
verifiable
viable

Synonyms and antonyms of unsociable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNSOCIABLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «unsociable» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of unsociable

Translation of «unsociable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNSOCIABLE

Find out the translation of unsociable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of unsociable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unsociable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

性格孤僻
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

insociable
570 millions of speakers

English

unsociable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एकांतप्रिय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

منطو على نفسه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нелюдимым
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

insociável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অসামাজিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

insociable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak boleh bergaul
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ungesellig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

非社交的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

침묵
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unsociable
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không ưa giao thiệp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

unsociable
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Unsociable
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çekingen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

insocievole
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nietowarzyski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відлюдним
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nesociabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ακοινώνητος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sku
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unsociable
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

usosial
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unsociable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNSOCIABLE»

The term «unsociable» is regularly used and occupies the 55.933 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNSOCIABLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unsociable

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2 QUOTES WITH «UNSOCIABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word unsociable.
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Jamie Cullum
I believe, from reading biographies, that the great musicians have also been great cooks: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Max Roach. I think I've worked out why this is - unsociable hours, plus general creativity.
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Richard McCabe
It is the nature of the business that you work unsociable, unpredictable hours and can get called away at a moment's notice to somewhere on the other side of the world. This can put a strain on home and personal life.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNSOCIABLE»

Discover the use of unsociable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unsociable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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What Are You Waiting For? So Act Already!(the Unsociable ...
$0 Act Already! The Unsociable Business of Social Networks And Why The $0 Act Social Network Will Change The World Jon W. Hansen What Are You Waiting For? (So Act Already!) The Unsociable. What Are You Waiting For? Front Cover.
Jon Hansen, 2010
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The Unsociable Sociability of Women's Lifewriting
By investigating women lifewriters’ complex quest to distinguish themselves both within and from institutions and communities, this volume uses Kant’s concept of unsociable sociability to formulate a divided sense of self at the heart ...
Anne Collett, Louise D'Arcens, 2010
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The Development of Shyness and Social Withdrawal
CHaraCteristiCs. and. BeHaviors. oF. unsoCiaBle. CHildren. The core characteristic underlying unsociability is the expressed preference for solitary activities (e.g., Asendorpf, 1990). Results from empirical studies have largely supported this ...
Kenneth H. Rubin, Robert J. Coplan, 2010
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Toward Perpetual Peace and Other Writings on Politics, ...
(one of Kant's favorite authors), he calls this propensity of human nature “ unsociable sociability”2— meaning that it is simultaneously a propensity to be dependent on others (for one's sense of superiority to them) and also a propensity to cross ...
Immanuel Kant, Pauline Kleingeld, Allen W. Wood, 2006
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Media & Values: Intimate Transgressions in a Changing Moral ...
Anti-social and Unsociable Behaviour We must make a distinction here been anti -social behaviour and unsociable behaviour, since it takes on vital importance later in discussing regulation. These terms are almost invariably used wrongly and ...
‎2007
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The Social Authority of Reason: Kant's Critique, Radical ...
Kant, of course, recognized a form of this dynamic at work through his articulation of the notion of unsociable sociability. Unsociable sociability is a dynamic that recognizes the social authority of reason, but only in its coercive form. Because ...
Philip J. Rossi, SJ, 2012
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Oxford Thesaurus of English
adjective he was grumpy and unsociable: unfriendly, unamiable, unaffable, uncongenial, unneighbourly, inhospitable, hostile, unapproachable, reclusive, introverted, solitary, private, misanthropic, uncommunicative, unforthcoming, reticent, ...
Maurice Waite, 2009
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Kant's Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Aim
No interpretation of Kant's views on any aspect of human psychology, sociology or history will get matters right as long as it ignores the theme of unsociable sociability. Kant derives the oxymoronic term “unsociable sociability” from Montaigne ...
Amélie Rorty, James Schmidt, 2009
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Mental Health & Mental Illness
These people, although kindly and honest, are unsociable, dull, and taciturn; their personalities lack color and sparkle. Many people have schizoid personalities — the overly sensitive person, the extremely shy person, the recluse, and the ...
Patricia D. Barry, 2002
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Temperament: Infancy Through Adolescence The Fullerton ...
Additionally, a significantly greater percentage of infants in the unsociable temperament group was subsequently above the cut point for internalizing behavior problems [38.9% vs. 14.4%; x2 (1, N = 111) = 4.56, p < .05]. Hence, a significantly ...
Diana Wright Guerin, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNSOCIABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unsociable is used in the context of the following news items.
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Shift Terrors - The Health Dangers of Working Unsociable Hours
This week on Radio 4, Today's Sarah Montague presented a half hour exploration of the health risks of working these unsociable hours. Getting up to present ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
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Nathan Buckley urges his Magpies to swoop on 'unsociable' Hawks
In a week where debate over the Hawks' "unsociable" tag was reignited in the wake of Sam Mitchell's injecting taunt at Essendon players, prompting criticism of ... «The Age, Jul 15»
3
'Unsociable' Hawks are good guys compared to some
They've built a reputation around their brand of "unsociable football", the club that plays closest to the edge, in terms of aggression. But how do Hawthorn stack ... «The Age, Jun 15»
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Hawks not trying to be 'unsociable': Gibson
"But as far as unsociable goes, I don't think that's the case. "I don't think it was any different to any other week – it's just Thursday night footy, there's more ... «AFL.com.au, Jun 15»
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Gibson: Hawks not trying to be unsociable
"But as far as unsociable goes, I don't think that's the case. "I don't think it was any different to any other week – it's just Thursday night footy, there's more ... «Hawthorn Hawks, Jun 15»
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Hawthorn getting smarter, expose rivals with aggressive style and …
ALASTAIR Clarkson's unsociable Hawks never really went away, they just got smarter. ... But why now, all those years after the unsociable Hawks? Two clear ... «Herald Sun, Jun 15»
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Unsociable Hawks ruffle Crows' feathers
Unsociable Hawks return as Crows' wings clipped. Harry Thring June 18, 2015 10:20 PM. Newsletter · RSS. Highlights: Adelaide v Hawthorn The Crows and ... «AFL.com.au, Jun 15»
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Shane Mumford inspires his teammates with his physicality and is …
Shane Mumford has become the league's ultimate unsociable footballer. “I haven't changed at all,'' says Mumford this week, all cheery disposition and friendly ... «Herald Sun, May 15»
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Unsociable football for all, says Crows coach
AFL PLAYERS can't expect to lead ordinary social lives and they have to learn to curb their drinking, Adelaide coach Phil Walsh says. His comments came after ... «AFL.com.au, May 15»
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Unsociable Hawks
Hawthorn is bracing for the loss of its captain and vice-captain to possible suspensions after two ugly first-quarter incidents. Hawks skipper Luke Hodge sparked ... «AFL.com.au, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Unsociable [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/unsociable>. Aug 2019 ».
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