- The quality of being affable; geniality: an air of benign affabilityMore example sentences
friendliness, amiability, geniality, congeniality, cordiality, warmth, warmness, pleasantness, niceness, charm, agreeableness, good humour, good nature, kindliness, kindness, courtesy, courteousness, civility, graciousness, approachability, approachableness, accessibility, amenability, sociability, gregariousness, conviviality, clubbability, neighbourliness, hospitable manner, obliging nature, easy-going manner, informality, lack of reserve, naturalness, relaxedness, ease, easiness• informal chumminess, pallinessNorth American • informal clubbiness
- He was a brilliant attorney with a self-effacing kindness and affability unlike any I have ever seen.
- Perhaps his ability to weather the ebb and flow of public fickleness lies in his sheer affability and generosity of spirit.
- The virtue of justice comes wrapped in other tempering traits: gratitude, liberality, affability, and mercy.