Definition of Social status

1. Noun. Position in a social hierarchy. "The British are more aware of social status than Americans are"

Exact synonyms: Rank, Social Rank, Social Station
Generic synonyms: Position, Status
Specialized synonyms: Place, Station, Quality



Definition of Social status

1. Noun. (sociology) The honor or prestige attached to one's position in society. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Social Status

social responsibilities
social responsibility
social safety net
social science
social sciences
social scientist
social season
social secretary
social security
social security number
social security numbers
social service
social skills
social smoker
social station
social status (current term)
social statuses
social stigma
social stigmas
social stratification
social structure
social studies
social support
social system
social therapy
social trading
social unit
social values
social welfare
social work

Literary usage of Social status

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1. Social and Mental Traits of the Negro: Research Into the Conditions of the by Howard Washington Odum (1910)
"... CHAPTER VI THE social status OF THE NEGRO FROM the foregoing studies something may be learned of the Negro'.J general position in the community and also ..."

2. The Public Domain and Democracy: A Study of Social, Economic and Political by Robert Tudor Hill (1910)
"Both De Tocqueville and Bryce have emphasized the indissoluble connection of individualism and democracy in American history.2 social status. ..."

3. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association, American Ethnological Society (1892)
"NOTES AND NEWS : Rochester Meeting of the AAA S. Sacrifices to Departed Souls in New Britain _ 318 social status of Pueblo Women ... social status ..."

4. Divorce: A Study in Social Causation by James Pendleton Lichtenberger (1909)
"IMPROVED social status OF WOMEN One of the most conspicuous joint products of the growth of individual liberty and of increasing enlightenment is the ..."

5. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"A few words must first be said about the hypothesis that the social status of women is connected with the system of tracing descent. ..."

6. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"A few words must first be said about the hypothesis that the social status of women is connected with the system of tracing descent. ..."

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