friendliness
noun see friendly I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Friendliness — Friend li*ness, n. The condition or quality of being friendly. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • friendliness — index affinity (regard), benevolence (disposition to do good), comity, consideration (sympathetic regard), courtesy, informality, peace …   Law dictionary

  • friendliness — [n] companionability affability, amiability, amity, benevolence, camaraderie, comity, comradery, congeniality, conviviality, cordiality, friendship, geniality, goodwill, kindliness, kindness, neighborliness, open arms*, sociability, warmth;… …   New thesaurus

  • friendliness — n. friendliness to, towards * * * [ frendlɪnɪs] towards friendliness to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • friendliness — noun her host s friendliness Syn: affability, amiability, geniality, congeniality, bonhomie, cordiality, good nature, good humor, warmth, affection, demonstrativeness, conviviality, joviality, companionability, sociability, gregariousness,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • friendliness — friendly ► ADJECTIVE (friendlier, friendliest) 1) kind and pleasant; of or like a friend. 2) (in combination ) not harmful to a specified thing: environment friendly. 3) favourable or serviceable. 4) Military of or allied with one s own forces. ► …   English terms dictionary

  • friendliness — See friendlily. * * * …   Universalium

  • friendliness — noun The quality of being friendly. Syn: affability, bonhomie, geniality, pleasantness …   Wiktionary

  • friendliness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cordiality, kindness, amiability, geniality; see friendship 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of being pleasant and friendly: affability, agreeability, agreeableness, amenity, amiability, amiableness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • friendliness — friend·li·ness || fren(d)lɪnɪs n. quality of being friendly; kindliness, amiability, helpfulness …   English contemporary dictionary

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