cliquishness
noun see clique

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cliquishness — cliquish cli quish (kl[=e] k[i^]sh), a. Of or pertaining to a clique; disposed to from cliques; exclusive in spirit. {Cli *quish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cliquishness — See cliquey. * * * …   Universalium

  • cliquishness — noun the state of being cliquish …   Wiktionary

  • cliquishness — n. quality of being cliquish (exclusive, limited, closed) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cliquishness — noun tendency to associate with only a select group • Syn: ↑clannishness, ↑exclusiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑exclusive (for: ↑exclusiveness), ↑cliquish, ↑clannish …   Useful english dictionary

  • clannishness — noun tendency to associate with only a select group (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑cliquishness, ↑exclusiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑exclusive (for: ↑exclusiveness), ↑cliquish …   Useful english dictionary

  • exclusiveness — noun tendency to associate with only a select group (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑clannishness, ↑cliquishness • Derivationally related forms: ↑exclusive, ↑cliquish (for: ↑cliquishness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • clannishness — clan nish*ness n. 1. a tendency to associate with only a select group. Syn: cliquishness, exclusiveness. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a tendency to associate with only one s own clan; the propensity to display the sentiments, habits, and prejudices of one s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clique — noun Etymology: French Date: 1711 a narrow exclusive circle or group of persons; especially one held together by common interests, views, or purposes • cliquey adjective • cliquish adjective • cliquishly adverb • cliquishness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Social network — For other uses, see Social network (disambiguation). Sociology …   Wikipedia

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