[in-ter-pur-suh-nl] /ˌɪn tərˈpɜr sə nl/

of or pertaining to the relations between persons:
He has strong interpersonal skills.
existing or occurring between persons.
between persons; involving personal relationships

1842, from inter- + personal. Introduced in a psychological sense 1938 by H.S. Sullivan (1892-1949) to describe “behavior between people in an encounter.”


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