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Definition of "interpersonal" []

  • Of or relating to the interactions between individuals: interpersonal skills. (adjective)
  • Existing or occurring between individuals: interpersonal communication or conflict. (adjective)

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 "interpersonal" in a sentence
  • "And if it ` s not just sexual offending, it ` s something what we call interpersonal offending."
  • "But what we know is these women often tend to be what we call interpersonal offenders, where they exploit children emotionally, if not sexually."
  • "This view was supported by de Kock, who said 90 percent of all murders were being committed as a result of what he described as interpersonal brawls."