Antonyms for obligingness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-blahy-jing
Phonetic Transcription : əˈblaɪ dʒɪŋ

Definition of obligingness

Origin :
  • "willing to do service or favors," 1630s, present participle adjective from oblige. Related: Obligingly.
  • As in complaisance : noun agreeableness
  • As in goodness : noun decency, excellence
  • As in hospitality : noun neighborliness
Example sentences :
  • Constance laughed again, so fully did the accountant's obligingness reassure her.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • Working in, I can see, my own obligingness and amiability with every stitch.
  • Extract from : « Summer in a Garden, and Calvin, A Study Of Character » by Charles Dudley Warner
  • Profiting by her obligingness Dubarry unfolded his complaint.
  • Extract from : « Balsamo, The Magician » by Alexander Dumas
  • Perfect civility and obligingness I certainly did receive from the Virginian, only not a word of fellowship.
  • Extract from : « The Virginian » by Owen Wister
  • This is a sound and obligingness more obligingness leads to a harmony in hesitation.
  • Extract from : « Tender Buttons » by Gertrude Stein
  • All these gentlemen, by their obligingness and friendly reception, bound me to them eternally.
  • Extract from : « Travels in Central Asia » by Arminius Vmbry
  • One must acknowledge the amiability, politeness, and obligingness of the Italians.
  • Extract from : « The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky » by Modeste Tchaikovsky
  • So in I gently drew her to the compter, running behind it myself, with an air of great dilingence and obligingness.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Or The History Of A Young Lady, Volume 8 » by Samuel Richardson
  • Therefore, if this work has any merit, no small part of it is due to Signor Foucard's obligingness.
  • Extract from : « Lucretia Borgia » by Ferdinand Gregorovius
  • He would never succeed in passing with the little car if the people did not evince some obligingness.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola

Synonyms for obligingness

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