Complete Definition of "sodality"

English
Etymology
From French sodalité or Latin sodalitas, from sodalis ‘companion’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/səʊ'dælɪti/

Noun
en-noun|sodalit|ies

  1. companionship|Companionship.

#:*1968: Those would, he thought, be expatriate writers. He was, of course, one of those himself now, but he was indifferent to the duties and pleasures of sodality. — Anthony Burgess, Enderby Outside

  1. A fraternity, a society or association.

#:*1963: There’d even evolved somehow a kind of sodality or fan club that sat around, read from her books and discussed her Theory. — Thomas Pynchon, V.
#:*1916: On the wall of his bedroom hung an illuminated scroll, the certificate of his prefecture in the college of the sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary. - w:James Joyce|James Joyce, w:Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man|Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Macmillan Press Ltd, paperback, p. 98)

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