friendliness(redirected from friendlinesses)
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adj. friend·li·er, friend·li·est
a. Characteristic of or behaving as a friend: a friendly greeting; is friendly with his neighbors.
b. Outgoing and pleasant in social relations: a friendly clerk.
c. Favorably disposed; not antagonistic: a government friendly to our interests.
b. Informal Easy to understand or use for a specified agent. Often used in combination: a reader-friendly novel; a consumer-friendly policy.
c. Informal Low in amount relative to a standard or regular circumstance. Often used in combination: carbohydrate-friendly.
In the manner of a friend; amicably.
n. pl. friend·lies Informal
One fighting on or favorable to one's own side: "You're the only friendly we have there right now" (Tom Clancy).
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|Noun||1.||friendliness - a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company|
liking - a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment; "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin"
brotherhood - the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers
unfriendliness - dislike experienced as an absence of friendliness
|2.||friendliness - a friendly disposition|
affability, affableness, amiableness, bonhomie, geniality, amiability - a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
intimacy, familiarity, closeness - close or warm friendship; "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"
congeniality - a congenial disposition
good-neighborliness, good-neighbourliness, neighborliness, neighbourliness - a disposition to be friendly and helpful to neighbors
hospitableness - having a disposition that welcomes guests and is fond of entertaining
unfriendliness - an unfriendly disposition