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gregarious

1. (of animals) living together in herds or flocks
2. (of plants) growing close together but not in dense clusters
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For example, facets such as gregariousness, modesty, warmth, and sociability occupy the "warmer" sectors of the interpersonal circumplex and may be expected to foster constituent attachment and OCBI more readily than facets such as ambition, arrogance, and submissiveness, which occupy the "colder" sectors of the circumplex (McCrae and Costa, 1989; Wiggins, 1979).
According to previous studies we hypothesize that: (1) relationship between substance use and personality factors will be found, (2) personality traits as sociability, friendliness, stability, calmness, warmth, gregariousness, perfectionism, and trust will be related to lower consumption, (3) sensitivity and openness to experience will be linked to higher rates of consumption.
The lower order facets of the factors used in this study for neuroticism are: anxiety, hostility, depression, self-consciousness, impulsiveness, and vulnerability, and for extraversion: warmth, gregariousness, assertiveness, activity, excitement seeking, and positive emotion.
Gregariousness and protandry promote reproductive insurance in the invasive gastropod Crepidula fornicata: evidence from assignment of larval paternity.
While many actors rely on being over the top while playing a Punjabi, Kapur, who has acted in films such as Guzaarish and Ghulaam, claim he has tried to tone down the gregariousness in this 100-minute English play.
Oftentimes, looking for personality traits in a project manager that are perceived to be synonymous with team engagement such as extraversion, gregariousness, salesmanship and humor are given undue weighting, especially when the data suggest that those managers who use evidence rather than consensus are more successful.
It is possible that DSM-5 should not have introduced any item concerning the manic's sociability, euphoria, and contaminating gregariousness, for methodological reasons.
for - or at least distract away from - with tireless gregariousness thanks to her early years coaching.
This unsocial gregariousness operates as an incentive to the enhancement of the capacities of the species.
The high-risk species were selected according to the following behavioral and ecological factors: migratory status abundance degree of mixing of species and gregariousness migration from or stopovers at epidemic areas and previous infection status.
It will provide samples from different raptor species and populations and allow me to find scale-dependent patterns of parasite population dynamics and discover how gregariousness and other host life-history traits determine parasite population structure and virulence.
Despite his support for the miners' strike, Bounds has a low opinion of NUM president Arthur Scargill, saying: "His ability to unite the miners around his leadership was formidable, but it was never based on gregariousness or good cheer.