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social intercourse

Definitions

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  • n. communication between individuals

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Examples

  • Grandly majestic and dignified in all his deportment, he was genial as the sunlight of this beautiful day, and not a ray of that cordial, social intercourse but brought warmth to the heart as it did light to the understanding.

    A Life of Gen Robert E Lee

  • Malaita, the profit and loss account of social intercourse is calculated in homicides.

    THE TERRIBLE SOLOMONS

  • The men of wealthy families were usually of official rank, and led a life in touch with the outer world, a life of social intercourse with other men in which friendship played an all-engrossing part.

    Fir-Flower Tablets: Poems Translated From the Chinese

  • This social intercourse is highly promotive of a general amity, as it cultivates an intimacy which at once familiarizes every one with the feelings, situation, and intentions of the other.

    The Memories of Fifty Years

  • But it was mainly in social intercourse that we met, when Wallace, in intervals of his labours, came to Ku-ching, and was the Rajah's guest.

    Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences

  • No; social intercourse may be long in coming, but its advent is sure; the mischief is already done.

    Winona: A Tale of Negro Life in the South and Southwest

  • [519] The Jews and early Christians, in times of special prayer, retired from social intercourse and bodily enjoyments, restraining the bodily appetites; and the insertion of prayer and fasting together implies this state of entire collectedness and devotion.

    The Life of Jesus Christ in Its Historical Connexion and Historical Developement.

  • It must be free from violence and other immoral circumstances, and it must not be carried so far as to deny to its object the necessaries of life, or any of those acts of social intercourse which are demanded by the fundamental human relations -- what the theologians call the "communia signa charitatis".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Is any man among us prepared like a lute-player when he takes a lute, so that as soon as he has touched the strings, he discovers which are discordant, and tunes the instrument? such a power as Socrates had who in all his social intercourse could lead his companions to his own purpose?

    The Discourses of Epictetus

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