The quality of being friendly; affability: I was overwhelmed by the friendliness of the people here
More example sentences
- That act of kindness and the lady's friendliness and genuine concern that we had had a good day in Bury, warmed our hearts.
- He somehow always manages to infuse it with warmth and friendliness and humor.
- What makes this place distinct is the spirit of community, the friendliness, the helpfulness.
affability, amiability, geniality, congeniality, cordiality, good nature, good humour, warmth, affection, affectionateness, demonstrativeness, conviviality, joviality, companionability, companionableness, sociability, gregariousness, clubbability, comradeship, neighbourliness, hospitableness, approachability, accessibility, easy-going manner, communicativeness, openness, lack of reservation, lack of inhibition, good-naturedness, kindness, kindliness, sympathy, amenability, benevolence;
British informal mateyness, decency
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: friend¦li|ness
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.