friendliness

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friend·ly

 (frĕnd′lē)
adj. friend·li·er, friend·li·est
1.
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.
2.
a. User-friendly.
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.
adv.
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).

friend′li·ly adv.
friend′li·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
amicability, amicableness - a disinclination to quarrel
goodwill, good will - the friendly hope that something will succeed
brotherhood - the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers
unfriendliness - dislike experienced as an absence of friendliness
2.friendliness - a friendly disposition
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
affability, affableness, amiableness, bonhomie, geniality, amiability - a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
amicability, amicableness - having a disposition characterized by warmth and friendliness
intimacy, familiarity, closeness - close or warm friendship; "the absence of fences created a mysterious intimacy in which no one knew privacy"
approachability, accessibility - the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with
congeniality - a congenial disposition
amity, cordiality - a cordial 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
kindliness, helpfulness - friendliness evidence by a kindly and helpful disposition
unfriendliness - an unfriendly disposition
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friendliness

noun amiability, warmth, sociability, conviviality, neighbourliness, affability, geniality, kindliness, congeniality, companionability, mateyness or matiness (Brit. informal), open arms She loves the friendliness of the people.
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friendliness

noun
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Translations
ystävällisyys
barátságosság
prijaznost

friendliness

[ˈfrendlɪnɪs] N
1. (= warmth) → cordialidad f, simpatía f
2. (= friendship) → cordialidad f, amistad f
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friendliness

[ˈfrɛndlinɪs] n
[person] → attitude f amicale
[expression, voice] → amabilité f
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friendliness

nFreundlichkeit f; (of welcome also)Wärme f; (of relations, attitude, advice)Freundschaftlichkeit f
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friendliness

[ˈfrɛndlɪnɪs] ncordialità
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