Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being social.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being social.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Social character or disposition; sociability or sociality.

Etymologies

social +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also, I'm of the camp that if you look at what "socialness" really is, there's not many alternatives for what can come of it.

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  • So I'd say it would be misleading to draw conclusions about the "socialness" of various stages of an mmo from the frequency of grouping thereof.

    The Golden 1M: World of Warcraft

  • Either because it's fun, egoboosting, an incentive for others to participate, an indication of the "socialness" of your blog.

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  • ..but I suppose if one wanted to start somewhere groups wouldn't be bad - its just "socialness" (whatever that is) is more likely than not to be an unintended consequence of group play and I wouldn't say non-grouped play is any less social than grouped play in WoW (high end game excluded :-)

    The Golden 1M: World of Warcraft

  • During an event Tuesday, Zynga Chief Executive Mark Pincus said the company's new direct-to-consumer strategy, called Zynga Direct, allows it to have "a direct relationship with consumers... where we can give you a whole sandbox and create socialness around the games."

    Zynga Devises a New Plan to Break Its Facebook Habit

  • The real budget in the final answer, in Greg's paper, is output from labor, socialness, and height; a three eigenvector decomposition of the general set of economies consisting of random draws according the the presented probaility distributions.

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  • I have officially been out of the apartment for socialness!

    Social time

  • After all this socialness I was very sleepy this past weekend and basically slept most of Sunday.

    Falling Slowly

  • More specifically, I like to believe that prosocial behavior and/or prosocial thinking leads to a more organized conscious or thought, to more meaning in one's life and a more fulfilling existence than one of anti-socialness or individualism.

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