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

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


the quality of being gemütlich


or ge•muet•lich•keit

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

warm cordiality; congeniality.
[1890–1900; < German]
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Gasthof Zur Gemutlichkeit (Dept of Empt & Econ.
Germany has Gemutlichkeit - a feelgood vibe built on nice food, company and perhaps a drink - while the Dutch call it gezelligheid.
The tunes will be courtesy of real Bavarian bands flown in from southern Germany and promises to have you dancing on the tables to hits like Zikke Zakke and Ein Prosit der Gemutlichkeit.
So often in this account under Nelsons' empowering baton woodwind solos, and especially those from Laurence Jackson's violin, evoked the wistfulness which lies at the heart of so many of Elgar's scores, and counterbalanced the roistering Gemutlichkeit of this tone-poem's more self-aggrandising moments.
The organization has held the event for 16 years running, the last six of which were at the Gasthof Zur Gemutlichkeit restaurant, a participant at the event said.
He describes it with the German word: gemutlichkeit -- comfort or coziness.
The enjoyment of black folks pervades the book, but that Gemutlichkeit is dominated by a Calvinistic conviction of the superiority of whiteness and an oblique, distant contempt for black capability.
It ended: "In America, where Gemutlichkeit is shunned, where prepacked fast-food is considered a time saver so that one can 'five' freer, and where eroticism is expressed through voyeurism, how can an artist like Franz West be understood?
The central role of the poet's persona in the German Lied leads Rutter to discuss Hegel's ethnological view of the Germans' Gemutlichkeit, their soulfulness, interiority and depth of soul, before going on to explain Hegel's evaluation of Goethe's West-dstliche Divan in terms of it.
More importantly, there is a sense of friendship, though not the worn, ersatz concept of gemutlichkeit.
But to begin with, Munich had the edge, due to its Bavarian legacy of charm and Gemutlichkeit, its Catholic peasant culture, less puritanical than the Protestant north, its carnivals and its beautiful surrounding landscape.
It all translates into Gemutlichkeit, Swiss for geniality, hospitality, kindness and a good time for all.