gemütlichkeit

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ge·müt·lich·keit

 (gə-mo͞ot′lĭk-kīt′, -müt′lĭKH-)
n.
Warm friendliness; amicability.

[German, from gemütlich, congenial; see gemütlich.]
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gemütlichkeit

(ɡəˈmyːtlɪçˌkaɪt)
n
the quality of being gemütlich
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ge•müt•lich•keit

or ge•muet•lich•keit

(gəˈmut lɪxˌkaɪt. -ˈmʊt-; Ger. -ˈmüt-)

n.
warm cordiality; congeniality.
[1890–1900; < German]
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