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Agreeableness

Definition of the noun agreeableness

What does agreeableness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: agreeablenesses

  1. pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions
    • example: a well trained staff saw to the agreeableness of our accommodations
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of agreeableness: amenity
    • antonym of agreeableness: disagreeableness
    • more generic words: pleasantness / sweetness = the quality of giving pleasure
  2. a temperamental disposition to be agreeable

Alternative definition of the noun agreeableness

noun

  1. [uncountable] The quality of being agreeable or pleasing; that quality which gives satisfaction or moderate pleasure to the mind or senses.
  2. [uncountable] The quality of being agreeable or suitable; suitableness or conformity; consistency.
  3. [countable] Resemblance; concordance; harmony.

Explanation

Agreeableness is a personality trait manifesting itself in individual behavioral characteristics that are perceived as kind, sympathetic, cooperative, warm and considerate. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness is one of the five major dimensions of personality structure, reflecting individual differences in cooperation and social harmony. People who score high on this dimension tend to believe that most people are honest, decent, and trustworthy.

  • also known as 亲和性

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Google previewThe Developing Person through Childhood and Adolescence (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a personality trait manifesting itself in individual behavioral characteristics that are perceived as kind, sympathetic, cooperative, warm and considerate. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness ...

Google previewEssentials of Educational Psychology, Big Ideas to Guide Effective Teaching (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a personality trait manifesting itself in individual behavioral characteristics that are perceived as kind, sympathetic, cooperative, warm and considerate. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness ...

Google previewPositive Psychology, The Science of Happiness and Flourishing (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a personality trait manifesting itself in individual behavioral characteristics that are perceived as kind, sympathetic, cooperative, warm and considerate. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness ...

Google previewInvitation to Psychology (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a personality trait manifesting itself in individual behavioral characteristics that are perceived as kind, sympathetic, cooperative, warm and considerate. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness ...

Google previewDiscovering Psychology, The Science of Mind (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a personality trait manifesting itself in individual behavioral characteristics that are perceived as kind, sympathetic, cooperative, warm and considerate. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness ...

Google previewAging and The Life Course, An Introduction to Social Gerontology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agreeableness is a personality trait manifesting itself in individual behavioral characteristics that are perceived as kind, sympathetic, ...

Google previewSold on Language (2011)

How Advertisers Talk to You and What This Says About You by Julie Sedivy, Greg Carlson

Agreeableness is the tendency to be compassionate, cooperative, and considerate of others. if you're a "people person” who tends to believe the best of people, and often reaches out to help others, you likely score high on Agreeableness ...

Google previewThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Addiction Psychopharmacology (2013)

by James MacKillop, Harriet de Wit

Agreeableness refers to individuals' interpersonal strategies and orientations; agreeable individuals tend to be honest, compliant, empathic, and concerned with the plights of others, whereas antagonistic individuals may view interactions with ...

Google previewThe Bass Handbook of Leadership (2009)

Theory, Research, and Managerial Applications by Bernard M. Bass, Ruth Bass

Agreeableness is the extent to which a person is sympathetic, trusting, cooperative, warm, loving, affiliative, and goodnatured. Its facets are trust, straightforwardness, altruism, compliance, tendermindedness, and modesty ( Costa, 1994).

Google previewPersonality Psychology, Domains of Knowledge About Human Nature (2016)

Psychology, Social psychology by CTI Reviews

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a personality trait manifesting itself in individual behavioral characteristics that are perceived as kind, sympathetic, cooperative, warm and considerate. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness ...

Google previewPsychology, From Science to Practice (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a tendency to be pleasant and accommodating in social situations. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness is oneof the fivemajor dimensions of personality structure ...

Google previewPsychology, Concepts and Connections (2016)

Psychology, Psychology by CTI Reviews

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a tendency to be pleasant and accommodating in social situations. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness is oneofthe fivemajor dimensions of personality structure, reflecting individual ...

Google previewCengage Advantage Books , Psychology (2016)

Psychology, Psychology by CTI Reviews

Agreeableness: Agreeableness is a tendency to be pleasant and accommodating in social situations. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness is one of the five major dimensions of personality structure, reflecting individual ...

Google previewThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences (2011)

by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Sophie von Stumm, Adrian Furnham

Agreeableness is an important correlate of interpersonal facilitation, ...

Google previewThe Retrieval of the Beautiful (2009)

Thinking Through Merleau-Ponty's Aesthetics by Galen A. Johnson

Agreeableness is a kind of pleasantness that gratifies us, or as Kant says, “what the senses like in sensation” (CJ3/47), and this kind of pleasantness or gratification is shared with nonhuman animals, for example, the pleasure of eating when ...

Google previewIn Search of Coronary-prone Behavior (2013)

Beyond Type A by Aron Wolfe Siegman, Theodore M. Dembroski

It appears from theselabelsthat Agreeableness is a highly desirable quality(atleast in others),but thatitalsoshows ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of applied psychology (2004)

A-E by Charles Donald Spielberger

Agreeableness include cold, unkind, uncooperative, selfish, rude, distrustful, stingy, stubborn, and inconsiderate. Overall, Agreeableness describes a broad, but related, set of individual differences in how a person relates to others. Specifically ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Counseling (2008)

by Frederick T. Leong

Agreeableness. Agreeableness includes attributes such as likability, friendly compliance, warmth, and conformity, as well as communion, the positive core of the feminine gender role. Agreeableness is the most evaluative laden of the five ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychological Assessment (2002)

by Rocio Fernandez-Ballesteros

THE BIG FIVE CONSTRUCTS The Big Five constructs, Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, and Intellect/Autonomy, made a long journey, covering about a whole century, towards a strong performance in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Career Development (2006)

by Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, Gerard A. Callanan

Agreeableness) can be used to predict lower performance in some domains (e.g., negotiation) and higher performance in others (e.g., teamwork). It is noteworthy that studies suggest that the validity and usefulness ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1824)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

Agreeableness, 'n general ...

Google previewThe Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (2001)

by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff

Agreeableness vs. Antagonism High agreeableness suggests a friendly.

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

AGREEABLENESS. Agreeableness is innate benevolence. J. Hughes. Agreeableness is benevolence in small things. W. Mathews. We should strive to render ourselves agreeable to others. Mrs. A. L. Phelps. Even persons of the gravest ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (2003)

by Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans

AGREEABLENESS=Adap- tiveness; adaptability to circumstances; the ability to conform to one's surroundings, and behave suavely, and manifest blandness of manner. Agreeableness is manifested by a certain openness of the letters ...

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The value of this 13-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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