affable, amiable, cordial, genial(adj)
diffusing warmth and friendliness
"an affable smile"; "an amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting"; "a genial host"
Receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; friendly, courteous, sociable.
Origin: affable, affabilis, from affor, from ad + for. See fable.
easy to be spoken to or addressed; receiving others kindly and conversing with them in a free and friendly manner; courteous; sociable
gracious; mild; benign
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
af′fa-bl, adj. condescending: easy to be spoken to (used with to).—ns. Affabil′ity, Af′fableness.—adv. Af′fably. [Fr.—L. affabilis—affāri, to speak to—ad, to, and fāri, to speak.]
The numerical value of affable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of affable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Whoever is open, loyal, true of humane and affable demeanour honourable himself, and in his judgement of others faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man....such a man is a true gentleman.
Whoever is open, loyal, true; of humane and affable demeanour; honourable himself, and in his judgement of others; faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man....such a man is a true gentleman.
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- внимателен, приветлив, любезен, вежливBulgarian
- přívětivý, vlídnýCzech
- tlàth, suairceScottish Gaelic
- velvillig, vennlig, hyggeligNorwegian
- sympatyczny, życzliwyPolish
- cordial, afabilRomanian
- любезный, приветливыйRussian
- vänlig, älskvärd, förbindligSwedish
- içten, arkadaş canlısıTurkish
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