SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 1. The acceptance of a person into a group. 2. The absence of social disapproval. SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE: "Joe was showed social acceptance by his welcome into the men's group." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL APPROVAL SOCIAL DISTANCE SOCIAL PRESSURE SOCIAL ATTITUDE 1 AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER INTERPERSONAL INFLUENCE SOCIAL PUNISHMENT SOCIAL ACTION AUDIENCE EFFECT SOCIAL NORMS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-acceptance/ (accessed May 8, 2021).