Meaning of affability in English:

affability

Pronunciation /ˌafəˈbɪlɪti/

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noun

mass noun
  • The quality of having a friendly and good-natured manner.

    ‘an air of benign affability’
    • ‘He was a brilliant attorney with a self-effacing kindness and affability unlike any I have ever seen.’
    • ‘Perhaps his ability to weather the ebb and flow of public fickleness lies in his sheer affability and generosity of spirit.’
    • ‘The virtue of justice comes wrapped in other tempering traits: gratitude, liberality, affability, and mercy.’
    • ‘But affability alone does not guarantee success.’
    • ‘But affability, like intelligence, can mask a mean and meager spirit as well as the absence of a sense of proportion.’
    friendliness, amiability, geniality, congeniality, cordiality, warmth, warmness, pleasantness, niceness, charm, agreeableness, good humour, good nature, kindliness, kindness, courtesy, courteousness, civility, graciousness, approachability, approachableness, accessibility, amenability, sociability, gregariousness, conviviality, clubbability, neighbourliness, hospitable manner, obliging nature, easy-going manner, informality, lack of reserve, naturalness, relaxedness, ease, easiness
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