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Synonyms for likable

Synonyms for likable

(of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings

easy to like


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While the findings show that a dominant style is more likely to be selected in persuading an unattractive subordinate, its use is moderated by physician executives' being more inclined to be attentive, precise, relaxed, and friendly; these styles were also the preferred ways of communicating with subordinates who were perceived as likable.
I'm not attracted to characters who are instantly likable, nor am I that interested in making them likable," Contactmusic quoted her as telling Manhattan magazine.
The narrator here is a brassy, sassy, likable, know-it-all kid who, in spite of her attitude, learns something new, and takes a stand.
You know, you don't have to make a movie where everyone's likable.
This is a fun contemporary romance starring two likable lead protagonists and a terrific support cast.
Ned Warriner is a likable protagonist, he and most of the other characters are convincing and on the whole the novel was fully credible.
That being so, it makes sense to take steps to be a likable human being.
The people who will be most satisfied with The Boy From Oz are those who can't get enough of Hugh Jackman, He's likable in his lanky, flesh-faced Tommy Tune way, although he's slightly outshone in the adorability department by 11-year-old Mitchel David Federan, who plays the chubby, tap-dancing; butt-wagging Young Peter, underscoring the showbiz maxim about sharing the stage with kids animals.
The thing I really liked about playing this guy was that he was likable," said Reynolds.
Samoa Tate, a psychiatrist with issues, is an irascible but likable heroine.
Porgy and Bess shows off DBDT as a small, Ailey-style troupe--strong and likable.
Yet glamour is always already around the corner: there is always the lure of the new regime that will make you still worthier of being seen from the place where you appear likable to yourself, tomorrow.
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): When it comes to white men, being straight may make you more likable but in the case of black men, gays have a likeability edge, a new study has revealed.
1) Alex Rodriguez, left, and Bernie Williams are players who epitomize the new, likable New York Yankees.