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1. friendliness

noun. ['ˈfrɛndliːnɪs'] a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company.

Synonyms

  • amicability
  • good will
  • brotherhood
  • amicableness
  • goodwill

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • unwillingness
  • sociability
  • cheerfulness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • friendly (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Friendliness

  • cleanliness

Example sentences of the word friendliness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Combine it with a smile to express friendliness.

Quotes containing the word friendliness


1. Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.
- Patañjali, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

2. The old man slowly raised himself from the piano stool, fixed those cheerful blue eyes piercingly and at the same time with unimaginable friendliness upon him, and said: "Making music together is the best way for two people to become friends. There is none easier. That is a fine thing. I hope you and I shall remain friends. Perhaps you too will learn how to make fugues, Joseph.
- Hermann Hesse, The Glass Bead Game

2. friendliness

noun. ['ˈfrɛndliːnɪs'] a friendly disposition.

Synonyms

  • temperament
  • kindliness
  • cordiality
  • amity
  • affability
  • closeness
  • neighborliness
  • friendly
  • accessibility
  • disposition
  • helpfulness
  • good-neighborliness
  • hospitableness
  • affableness
  • good-neighbourliness
  • neighbourliness
  • amiability
  • unfriendly
  • congeniality
  • intimacy
  • geniality
  • bonhomie
  • approachability
  • amicableness
  • amiableness
  • familiarity

Antonyms

  • friendly
  • uncongeniality
  • unfriendliness
  • inhospitableness
  • unneighborliness
  • unfriendly

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • friendly (English)
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