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Definition of "collegiality" []

  • Shared power and authority vested among colleagues. (noun)
  • Roman Catholic Church The doctrine that bishops collectively share collegiate power. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "collegiality" in a sentence
  • "The level of energy, creativity, and collegiality is amazing."
  • "But the element that regularly restores a marriage to something with an aspect of romance rather than of collegiality is sex."
  • "There interactions between the sexes are primarily romantic, not collegial -- and collegiality is crucial to social equality."