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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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It is also striking that Disraeli prefers "association" to "gregariousness"--in other words, true communal bonds to mere sociability.
In Arabic this means intimacy or gregariousness. Miskawayh, a 11thcentury Muslim ethicist, said that if the essence of humanity is intimacy, or friendship, it must be a central focus in our ethical considerations.
I am the sort of person who "seems" bipolar to people; that is, my energy, creativity, instability, mercuriality, and easy gregariousness confirm many of the popularly-imagined stereotypes about bipolar people.
Instead, Doig's images find a provocative contrast in the gregariousness of Walcott's densely peopled verse.
Recent work by De Young, Weisberg, Quilty, and Peterson (2012) demonstrates that extraversion, a typical marker of agency, is also associated with communion striving through an aspect level subfactor, enthusiasm, characterized by gregariousness, positive emotions, and warmth.
One of her new material is Jenn Renee Cruz's version of 'Is You is or is You Ain't my Baby.' 'With matching scatting pa 'yan,' quipped Giji, who is also noted for her humor and gregariousness. Her 'Stairway to Heaven' is the version that Heart performed at Kennedy Center Honors which moved Led Zep lead singer Robert Plant to tears.
The adaptation of the 16PF-IPIP Personality Inventory was applied to assess Warmth, Stability, Gregariousness, Friendliness, Sensitivity, Trust, Openness to experience, Sociability, Perfectionism, and Calmness.
During the first observation missions, the overall number of aquatic birds was very low, as the breeding season had just ended and all the presents' birds have not yet adopted the typical gregariousness the winter period.
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.
These sedentary filter feeders vary widely in gregariousness; some species form stacks of up to 20 individuals or more, others form small stacks of two or three, and still others do not stack (Hoagland, 1978; Warner et al., 1996; Collin, 2006).
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.