SOCIABLE in a Sentence

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The Grants showing a disposition to be friendly and sociable, gave great satisfaction in the main among their new acquaintance.

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 Meanings and Examples of SOCIABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
sociable
 a.  gregarious; friendly; inclined to or conducive to companionship with others
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  It so happened that Beth's funny loan was just the thing, for in laughing over the kits, Laurie forgot his bashfulness, and grew sociable at once.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FIVE
2  There are some pleasant people in the house if you feel sociable, and your evenings are always free.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
3  "That's a sociable arrangement," said Amy, missing something in Laurie's manner, though she couldn't tell what.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN
4  It is astonishing how sociable I feel myself compared with him.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
5  The business of eating being concluded, and no one uttering a word of sociable conversation, I approached a window to examine the weather.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER II
6  They spoke of every-day things, of the prospect of snow, of the next church sociable, of the loves and quarrels of Starkfield.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In V
7  But they were a sociable family and liked their neighbors, especially the O'Hara girls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
8  One always felt that an orderly and very sociable kind of life was going on there.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
9  And they train them, and pet them, and learn them tricks, and they get to be as sociable as flies.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII.
10  The Grants showing a disposition to be friendly and sociable, gave great satisfaction in the main among their new acquaintance.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
11  Candide being desirous of selecting from among the best, marked out about one-twentieth of them who seemed to be sociable men, and who all pretended to merit his preference.
Candide By Voltaire
Context  Highlight   In XIX
12  There was in him a slumbering spark of sociability which the long Starkfield winters had not yet extinguished.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IV
13  His sociability was stronger than his acquisitive instinct.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: II
14  But the effect of coming into society and light after lonely wandering in darkness is a sociability in the comer above its usual pitch, expressed in the features even more than in words.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
15  No one understood that rehearsals were as real engagements as bridge-games or sociables at the Episcopal Church.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
Example Sentence:
1  He has never really been the sociable type.
2  Her sociable manner is really a mask for a very shy nature.
3  These dogs show a very sociable disposition.
4  I was endeavoring in good earnest to acquire a more sociable and childlike disposition.
5  She was a sociable and pretty young girl; I saw her talk with everyone in this room.