agreeableness


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Related to agreeableness: extraversion, neuroticism, Openness to experience

a·gree·a·ble

 (ə-grē′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. To one's liking; pleasing: agreeable weather.
2. Suitable; conformable: a practice agreeable to the law.
3. Ready to consent or submit: I am agreeable to your plan.

a·gree′a·bil′i·ty, a·gree′a·ble·ness n.
a·gree′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agreeableness - pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditionsagreeableness - pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions; "a well trained staff saw to the agreeableness of our accommodations"; "he discovered the amenities of reading at an early age"
pleasantness, sweetness - the quality of giving pleasure; "he was charmed by the sweetness of her manner"; "the pleasantness of a cool breeze on a hot summer day"
disagreeableness - the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant
2.agreeableness - a temperamental disposition to be agreeableagreeableness - a temperamental disposition to be agreeable
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
complaisance, compliancy, obligingness, compliance, deference - a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
affirmativeness - the agreeable quality of one who assents
disagreeableness - an ill-tempered and offensive disposition

agreeableness

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We have entered into a contract of mutual agreeableness for the space of an evening, and all our agreeableness belongs solely to each other for that time.
But in dancing, their duties are exactly changed; the agreeableness, the compliance are expected from him, while she furnishes the fan and the lavender water.
Tom Bertram must have been thought pleasant, indeed, at any rate; he was the sort of young man to be generally liked, his agreeableness was of the kind to be oftener found agreeable than some endowments of a higher stamp, for he had easy manners, excellent spirits, a large acquaintance, and a great deal to say; and the reversion of Mansfield Park, and a baronetcy, did no harm to all this.
Elton had not his equal for beauty or agreeableness."
Wade noticed how Bill's eyes widened at these words, so unlike his father, and soon she was acutely aware of her husband's marked agreeableness whenever he directed his conversation toward Rose.
Table 2 also revealed non-significant gender differences in conscientiousness, agreeableness, extroversion and openness to experience.
However, good "socioemotional" or "behavioral skills" like grit, openness, extraversion, agreeableness, emotional stability, and decision-making skills are equally important.
Other important soft skills valued by employers are decision-making, conscientiousness, grit, agreeableness, and emotional stability.
High scores on those three characteristics, relative to the "Big Five" personality traits (see box) equate to high levels of conscientiousness (social maturity and mental energy), extraversion (social maturity), agreeableness (social maturity and emotional stability), openness to experience (mental energy), and low levels of neuroticism (emotional stability)--important traits for a leadership role.
It proposes that there are five basic factors underlying differences in personality: neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness.
Among the best established models is the five factor model which consists of five different factors such as: Neuroticism (anxiety, depressiveness and emotional volatility), Extraversion (sociability, assertiveness, energy level),Openness to Experience (intellectual curiosity, creativity and sensitivity), Agreeableness (compassion, politeness, trust in others) and lastly Conscientiousness (organize, industriousness and reliability).
To investigate the factors influencing individuals to share knowledge, the role of big five personality dimensions, often known as extraversion, neuroticism, openness to experience, agreeableness and conscientiousness, is critical because "personality is an important determinant of individual behavior in the workplace" (Penney et al., 2011, p.