Synonyms for affability

Grammar : Noun
Spell : af-uh-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf ə bəl

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Définition of affability

Origin :
  • late 15c., from Old French affabilité (14c.), noun of quality from affable (see affable).
  • noun amiability
Example sentences :
  • Her affability and grace rendered her dear to all who came near her.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs Of The Court Of Marie Antoinette, Queen Of France, Complete » by Madame Campan
  • The Captain, clearly, had escaped the spell of Stukeley's affability.
  • Extract from : « The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series » by Rafael Sabatini
  • With an affability that was as unusual as it was suspicious, Dunwoodie smiled at him.
  • Extract from : « The Paliser case » by Edgar Saltus
  • Tobias Steffick was remarkable for his affability and serenity of temper.
  • Extract from : « Fox's Book of Martyrs » by John Foxe
  • Why should only such as he know of those shocks to affability?
  • Extract from : « Waiting for Daylight » by Henry Major Tomlinson
  • He won all hearts by his address, his gentleness, and his affability.
  • Extract from : « Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2) » by Sutherland Menzies
  • He strolled in with a semi-professional air, and shook hands with affability.
  • Extract from : « Vice Versa » by F. Anstey
  • "Perfectly," said Athos, taking leave of him with affability.
  • Extract from : « Ten Years Later » by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  • His affability, even to those whom he disliked, was unfailing.
  • Extract from : « The Octopus » by Frank Norris
  • I asked, more puzzled than ever by this display of affability.
  • Extract from : « A Bid for Fortune » by Guy Boothby

Antonyms for affability

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