Hospitableness Hos"pi*ta*ble*ness, n. The quality of being hospitable; hospitality. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

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  • hospitableness — index largess (generosity), philanthropy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hospitableness — n. quality of being warm and welcoming to guests and strangers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hospitableness — hos·pita·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • hospitableness — noun having a disposition that welcomes guests and is fond of entertaining • Ant: ↑inhospitableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑hospitable • Hypernyms: ↑friendliness * * * noun ( es …   Useful english dictionary

  • hospitable — hospitableness, n. hospitably, adv. /hos pi teuh beuhl, ho spit euh beuhl/, adj. 1. receiving or treating guests or strangers warmly and generously: a hospitable family. 2. characterized by or betokening warmth and generosity toward guests or… …   Universalium

  • unconstraint — /un keuhn straynt /, n. lack of constraint: Their home has a feeling of unconstraint and warm hospitableness. [1705 15; UN 1 + CONSTRAINT] * * * …   Universalium

  • largess — I (generosity) noun aid, almsgiving, altruism, assistance, benefaction, beneficence, benignancy, benignity, bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, charitableness, charity, congiarium, free giving, freehandedness, freeness, generosity, generousness …   Law dictionary

  • philanthropy — I noun almsgiving, altruism, beneficence, benevolence, benevolentia, benignancy, benignity, bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, brotherhood, brotherliness, brotherly love, charitableness, charity, considerateness, consideration, devotion to… …   Law dictionary

  • bonhomie — Synonyms and related words: affability, amiability, ardency, cordiality, friendliness, generosity, geniality, gentleness, good disposition, good humor, good nature, good temper, goodnaturedness, goodtemperedness, graciousness, heartiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • generosity — Synonyms and related words: BOMFOG, Benthamism, Christian charity, Christian love, abundance, affluence, agape, altruism, amiability, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, avalanche, beneficence, benevolence, benevolent disposition,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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