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adjective as in between persons

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Court documents also indicate that Holmes was evaluated by a psychologist who specializes in violence against women and interpersonal violence, leading to speculation that her attorneys could mount a mental defect defense.

Some people are even what Andersen calls “touch avoidant,” meaning they often find interpersonal touch stressful instead of pleasurable.

The interpersonal dynamics heighten the stakes, showing how tense a situation can get even when you’re alongside your best friend.

Our emphasis on individual achievement, and our neglect of interpersonal cohesion, means that we are failing to reap the rich benefits of the group mind.

At the expense of thinking about class, and capitalism, we have instead this emphasis on interpersonal privilege.

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Tourism has built my confidence [and] improved my interpersonal skills.

Other, larger considerations inevitably intervened—spiritual, interpersonal, socio-political.

There are specialties where interpersonal skills can take a backseat without harm to patient well-being.

It's a show with gay characters, but their issues are work, relationships, interpersonal.

This 27-inch “interpersonal computer” allows four people to use it simultaneously.

The intention to care, to nurture the other as caring, is expressed in interpersonal ways as well as in technological competence.

Thus problem solving involves both the physical world and the interpersonal world.

Many ordinary problems involve not only physical, concrete parts but also interpersonal elements.

Students should have strategies for managing interpersonal relationships, both good and bad.

Character traits and values are discussed in the section on interpersonal relationships.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interpersonal, such as: social, mutual, relational, civil, and communal.

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