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Definition of the noun affability

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noun - plural: affabilities

  1. a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)

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Google previewManners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians (2005)

by Edward William Lane

Affability is a general characteristic of the Egyptians of all classes. It is common for strangers, even in a shop, after mutual salutation, to enter into conversation with each other with as much freedom as if they were old acquaintances, and for ...

Google previewThe Oxford Magazine (1774)

Or, Universal Museum

propriety are joined with a desireof giv- Acquired affability is the accomplish- ing satisfaction, and contributing as ment ...

Google previewDay's Collacon: an Encyclopaedia of Prose Quotations (1884)

Consisting of Beautiful Thoughts, Choice Extracts and Sayings, of the Most Eminent Writers of All Nations, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time, Together with a Comprehensive Biographical Index of Authors, and an Alphabetical List of Subjects Quoted

Affability is the sunshine of social life. Arnold. Men's minds are conciliated by a kind...

Affability is a happy quality which never fails to make its way into the good opinion and into the veiy heart. F. Atterbury. Such is the effect of refinement and ...

Google previewA Letter of Genteel and Moral Advice to a Young Lady (1746)

Being a System of Rules and Informations : Digested Into a New and Familiar Method, to Qualify the Fair Sex to be Useful, and Happy in Every Scene of Life by Wetenhall Wilkes

Affability is a sweet Compo5 sition of native Generofity, of Spirit, and ' polite Education, Plainness and Simpliz city, are the Elements wherein it rejoices z and Sinceri-ty, is its Companion, as well as , Humility. Complacencyof Temper, strip, ped ...

Google previewThe Eclectic Review (1836)

by Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood

Affability is a general characteristic of the Egyptians of all classes. It is common for strangers, even in a shop, after mutual salutation, to enter into conversation with each other with as much freedom as if they were old acquaintance ; and for one ...

Google previewA History of Ancient Philosophy III (1985)

Systems of the Hellenistic Age by Giovanni Reale

affability is the science of living blamelessly with our neighbors. The aim of all these virtues is to live according to nature. Each virtue through its own nature allows man to accomplish this. In fact man is furnished by ...

Google previewMaster Thoughts of Master Minds in Poem, Prose and Pencil ... (1887)

To which is Added an Appendix of Biographical and Critical Notes

Affability: Affability is a real ornament—the most beautiful dress that man or woman can wear, and worth far more as a means of winning favor than the finest clothes and jewels ever were. It is incumbent on us as members of society to cultivate ...

Google previewHistory of Ancient Philosophy III, A

Systems of the Hellenistic Age by Giovanni Reale

affability is the science of living blamelessly with our neighbors. The aim of all these virtues is to live according to nature. Each virtue through its own nature allows man to accomplish this. In fact man is furnished by ...

Google previewThe Galaxy (1869)

A Magazine of Entertaining Reading

Affability is a ladder whereby one climbs to popularity; and, unless one has made the habit of it a second nature, unless one's success comes so tardily that one cannot throw off the means by which it is obtained, the natural reactionary impulse ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Repository (1869)

Affability is an essential quality which we should bring and employ in social life. Affability should be widely distinguished from loquacity. The affable man entertains, but the lodua. cious confounds. The former speaks with reflection, and selects ...

Google previewFocloir guoidilge-sucs-beurlu, or, An Irish-English dictionary (1849)

by Thomas De Vere Coneys

affability, ease, calmness, quietness, prosperity. So|]tbeAcb,-bA, s. f. affability, ease ; see Soiftbe. |-,-b|f, s. m. see Softie - ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set (2006)

by Informa Healthcare, Waldemar Karwowski

The second perfection is called Affability because if we are endowed of it, it will assure us of acceptance and favor by other people and beings capable of feelings, thereby making them assist us in the performance of the above- mentioned ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

affability. and. mild. behaviour. to the unconverted heathens (verse 6th); and concludes. the. epistle. with.

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

AFFABILITY— AFFECTIONATE. AFFECTIONATELY— AFFILIATE. Affability, af-fa -bil'e-te, ». (affiibilite', Fr.) Easiness of manners ; civility 1 condescension. Used commonly with respect to superiors. Affable, af fa-bl, a. (Frencli, from ajffabilh, Lat. ) ...

Google previewA general pronouncing and explanatory dictionary of the English language... (1813)

on the plan by Thomas Sheridan

Affability, af-fa- bll'-ly-ty. s. easiness of manners ; courtcousness, civility, condescension Affable, af-fa bl. a. easy of manners, complaisant [ncss Aftablcncss, af-fa-bl-nes. s. affability, raild- AffaLlv, if -fi-bly. ud. courteously, benignly Affabrous, ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4F4A1B3I1L1I1T1Y4

The value of this 10-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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