a broad group in society having common economic, cultural, or political status.
- Social cleansing
noun the process of removing an undesirable social group from an area Word Origin similar to ethnic cleansing
noun 1. a person who attempts to gain admission into a group with a higher social standing. social climber noun 1. a person who seeks advancement to a higher social class, esp by obsequious behaviour Sometimes shortened to climber
- Social commentary
noun a spoken or written act of rebellion toward an individual or group; commentary on social issues or society Examples Two examples of strong social commentary are the writings of Jonathan Swift and Martin Luther. Word Origin by 1847
- Social conscience
noun an attitude of sensitivity toward and sense of responsibility regarding injustice and problems in society