obligingness
noun see obliging

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • obligingness — index amenability, benevolence (disposition to do good), clemency, comity, consideration (sympathetic regard), indulgence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burto …   Law dictionary

  • Obligingness — obliging o*bli ging ([ o]*bl[imac] j[i^]ng), a. Putting under obligation; disposed to oblige or do favors; hence, helpful; civil; kind. [1913 Webster] Mons. Strozzi has many curiosities, and is very obliging to a stranger who desires the sight of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obligingness — See obligingly. * * * …   Universalium

  • obligingness — noun The quality of being obliging; the tendency to cater for the desires of others …   Wiktionary

  • obligingness — oblig·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • obligingness — noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others • Syn: ↑complaisance, ↑compliance, ↑compliancy, ↑deference • Derivationally related forms: ↑deferential (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • complaisance — noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑compliance, ↑compliancy, ↑obligingness, ↑deference • Derivationally related forms: ↑deferential ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • compliancy — noun a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others • Syn: ↑complaisance, ↑compliance, ↑obligingness, ↑deference • Derivationally related forms: ↑deferential (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Accommodation — Ac*com mo*da tion, n. [L. accommodatio, fr. accommodare: cf. F. accommodation.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; followed by to. The organization of the body with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accommodation bill — Accommodation Ac*com mo*da tion, n. [L. accommodatio, fr. accommodare: cf. F. accommodation.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; followed by to. The organization of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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