Antonyms for nongregarious

Grammar : Adj
Spell : gri-gair-ee-uhs
Phonetic Transcription : grɪˈgɛər i əs

Definition of nongregarious

Origin :
  • 1660s, "living in flocks" (of animals), from Latin gregarius "pertaining to a flock; of the herd, of the common sort, common," from grex (genitive gregis) "flock, herd," reduplication of PIE root *ger- "to gather together, assemble" (cf. Greek ageirein "to assemble," agora "assembly;" Old Church Slavonic grusti "handful;" Lithuanian gurgulys "chaos, confusion," gurguole "crowd, mass"). Sense of "sociable" first recorded 1789. Related: Gregariously; gregariousness.
  • As in retiring : adj shy, undemonstrative
  • As in unsociable : adj unfriendly
  • As in withdrawn : adj unsociable

Synonyms for nongregarious

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