affability


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Synonyms for affability

Synonyms for affability

Synonyms for affability

a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)

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The ever-popular Winkley seemed genuinely stunned to receive the accolade - a fitting tribute for his hard work, dedication and affability.
But one shouldn't make too much of such associations other than to note their role in the demure affability and discreet humor of these works.
Robson has not risen to a level of near saintliness on the back of affability alone ( ruthlessness has always played a part in his many successes and now was the time for his charges to reflect that well-known professionalism.
Behind the affability is a steely mind driven by a logic grounded in a passionate belief in the building society ethos.
Gerber, "Anger and Affability: The Rise and Representation
He could work with large numbers of his colleagues and prove his loyalty and affability as a deputy whip and chairman of a congressional campaign committee.
Salman's affability with Eli continued as he sent birthday wishes to her father.
Masoom Yasinzai has said that respect, affability and brotherhood are the foundation pillar of progress and development of every society.
"He has a great natural affability and charm on screen which will endear him to the audience and the Roses alike."
"Elonwy is full of humour and all the members appreciate her enthusiasm, affability and patience," she said.
Our host has character with presence and affability, but while it was an enjoyable event it cried out for diversity.
Some have suggested that Andrew Flintoff, in particular, smiled too much, that such affability had subconsciously seeped through to the rest of the players and so they weren't as deep 'into the zone' as they should be.
Working in less flashy mode, Davidtz impresses with her subtly detailed portrait of a career-driven sophisticate whose affability and graciousness occasionally appear condescending.
Moore, who died of AIDS in 2002 at age forty-eight, employed an elementary school affability toward ends both macabre and slapstick, expressive of the vast humor required to grapple meaningfully with such tropes of our contemporary apocalypse as wanton materialism, the degradation of the biosphere, disease, and the Faustian bargains struck in the biological sciences.
However, his knowledge and affability whenever he was interviewed and the informative and humourous articles he once produced for a national newspaper make him a natural for television work.