Synonyms for geniality

Grammar : Noun
Spell : jeen-yuhl, jee-nee-uhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdʒin yəl, ˈdʒi ni əl

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Définition of geniality

Origin :
  • c.1600, "festivity;" 1650s, "cheerfulness," from Late Latin genialitas "festivity, pleasantness," from Latin genialis (see genial).
  • noun extreme niceness
Example sentences :
  • She sympathised with it now, for a little comfort had restored her geniality.
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • It was months since Natt had witnessed such an access of geniality on Paul's part.
  • Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
  • Rubinstein was all courtesy, all geniality, all encouragement.
  • Extract from : « The Genius » by Margaret Horton Potter
  • As he advanced to me his manner was almost urbane in its geniality.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of '98 » by Robert W. Service
  • The ruddy countenance of the pumpkin was the very picture of geniality.
  • Extract from : « By the Christmas Fire » by Samuel McChord Crothers
  • Few natures were proof against the geniality of the brilliant Frenchman.
  • Extract from : « The Yellow Claw » by Sax Rohmer
  • "Chevalier is the word you want," suggested Malcolm, responding to his geniality.
  • Extract from : « The Book of All-Power » by Edgar Wallace
  • The river has an aspect of kindliness and geniality and life-givingness.
  • Extract from : « The Heart of Nature » by Francis Younghusband
  • "Yes, your hair ribbons, you know," he added hastily and with an attempt at geniality.
  • Extract from : « Jewel » by Clara Louise Burnham
  • Was this only the duty of the host, or did his geniality conceal some hidden scheme?
  • Extract from : « The Champdoce Mystery » by Emile Gaboriau

Antonyms for geniality

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