Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sociable

1 sense of sociable

Sense 1
sociable, social, mixer -- (a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity)
       => party -- (a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner")

Antonyms of adj sociable

2 senses of sociable

Sense 1
sociable (vs. unsociable) -- (inclined to or conducive to companionship with others; "a sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and gregarious")

unsociable (vs. sociable) -- (not inclined to society or companionship; "an unsociable nature...shy and reserved"; "generally unsociable except with intimate friends"; "unsociable behavior"; "an unsociable neighborhood")
        => antisocial -- (shunning contact with others; "standoffish and antisocial"; "he's not antisocial; just shy")
        => ungregarious -- (not disposed to seek company; "a lonely ungregarious person")

Sense 2
sociable -- (friendly and pleasant; "a sociable gathering")

INDIRECT (VIA congenial) -> uncongenial, incompatible -- (not suitable to your tastes or needs; "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs")

Similarity of adj sociable

2 senses of sociable

Sense 1
sociable (vs. unsociable) -- (inclined to or conducive to companionship with others; "a sociable occasion"; "enjoyed a sociable chat"; "a sociable conversation"; "Americans are sociable and gregarious")
       => clubbable, clubable -- (inclined to club together; "a clubbable man")
       => clubbish, clubby -- (effusively sociable; "a clubbish set"; "we got rather clubby")
       => companionable -- (suggestive of companionship; "a companionable pet")
       => convivial, good-time -- (occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company; "a convivial atmosphere at the reunion"; "a woman of convivial nature"; "he was a real good-time Charlie")
       => extroverted, forthcoming, outgoing -- (at ease in talking to others)
       => social -- (composed of sociable people or formed for the purpose of sociability; "a purely social club"; "the church has a large social hall"; "a social director")
          Also See-> extroversive#1, extraversive#1; friendly#1; social#2

Sense 2
sociable -- (friendly and pleasant; "a sociable gathering")
       => congenial (vs. uncongenial) -- (suitable to your needs; "a congenial atmosphere to work in"; "two congenial spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock)

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