- affability n affabilité f.
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Affability — Af fa*bil i*ty, n. [L. affabilitas: cf. F. affabilit[ e].] The quality of being affable; readiness to converse; courteousness in receiving others and in conversation; complaisant behavior. [1913 Webster] Affability is of a wonderful efficacy or… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
affability — index comity, courtesy, informality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
affability — (n.) late 15c., from O.Fr. affabilité (14c.), noun of quality from affable (see AFFABLE (Cf. affable)) … Etymology dictionary
affability — affable ► ADJECTIVE ▪ good natured and sociable. DERIVATIVES affability noun affably adverb. ORIGIN Latin affabilis, from ad to + fari speak … English terms dictionary
affability — noun see affable … New Collegiate Dictionary
affability — See affable. * * * … Universalium
affability — noun The state or quality of being affable, friendly or approachable … Wiktionary
affability — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of being pleasant and friendly: agreeability, agreeableness, amenity, amiability, amiableness, congeniality, congenialness, cordiality, cordialness, friendliness, geniality, genialness, pleasantness,… … English dictionary for students
affability — afÂ·faÂ·bilÂ·iÂ·ty || â€šÃ¦fÉ™ bÉªlÉ™tÉª n. amiability, friendliness, approachability, kindliness … English contemporary dictionary
affability — n. 1. Sociability, sociableness. 2. Courtesy, courteousness, complaisance, graciousness, condescension, accessibility, approachableness, conversableness, conversability, ease, easiness, civility, politeness, urbanity, comity, amenity, suavity,… … New dictionary of synonyms
affability — n congeniality, friendliness, companionability, amicability; approachability, accessibility, con versableness, sociability; easiness, openness, unreserv edness; amiability, agreeability, amenity, pleasantness, suavity; complaisance, benignness,… … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder