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Synonyms for gregarious

Synonyms for gregarious

disposed to be open, sociable, and talkative

of, characterized by, or inclined to living together in communities


Antonyms for gregarious

(of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species

instinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others

Related Words

(of plants) growing in groups that are close together

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The other 10 parts the researchers stroked didn't evoke gregarious behavior, they report in the March 27 PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES.
They conclude that such gregarious behavior helps the lobsters survive.
Browne was a loner who stood a little apart from the rest of this band of brothers; Halberstam was gregarious, always seeking companionship.
He was a gregarious, nosy man, and a natural journalist: "I collected the verdicts of old men and the thought of children, the judgments of men of letters, the opinions of sophisticates, and the views of the people; and if it sometimes happens that I wound artists,very often i s with weapons they themselves have sharpened for me, I've questioned them and come to understand fine draughtsmanship and truth to nature, I've grasped the magic of light and shadow, become familiar with color, and developed a feeling for flesh.
Gidona Goodman, of the University's veterinary hospital, says antisocial behaviour is a result of parrots being gregarious creatures which thrive on human company.
The arrival of new neighbours gives him new spirit, as they are gregarious and friendly, with two children that his son can be friends with.
She was honest and gregarious and that is what people liked.
Every single one of their alleged gregarious personalities dissolved amid signs of peace and harmony when they entered the house.
But as Walsh points out, other less gregarious presidents like Nixon and Carter spent much of their time on Air Force One aloof or alone.
We also repeatedly visit the gregarious Michel Rolland, the industry's leading wine consultant (``micro-oxygenate
A gregarious character, he prides himself on having his finger on racing's pulse, and there are few rumours of hot horses that fail to reach his ears first.
Iain's chart shows a curious mixture of gregarious chatterbox with a highly reclusive side.
The gregarious and ever-popular Greg Rowles will again host our show.
Rather than shoot a gregarious bear cub with tranquilizer darts or bullets, Angeles National Forest rangers decided to close the Switzer Picnic Area northeast of La Caada Flintridge where the cub had been mingling with picnickers.
Most of the women in the study, which focused on the over-50 age group, appeared to enjoy a happier and more gregarious lifestyle than the younger men under scrutiny.