Definition of Personableness

1. Noun. The complex of attributes that make a person socially attractive.

Generic synonyms: Personality
Terms within: Sociability, Sociableness
Derivative terms: Personable



Definition of Personableness

1. Noun. The quality of being personable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Personableness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personableness

person
person-to-person
person-years
person agreement
person hour
person of color
person of colour
person of ordinary skill in the art
person of size
person to person epidemic
persona
persona grata
persona non grata
personability
personable
personableness (current term)
personably
personae
personae non gratae
personage
personages
personal-computer
personal-pronoun
personal appeal
personal attack
personal attacks
personal best
personal bests
personal business

Literary usage of Personableness

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1. Ninety-six Sermons by Lancelot Andrewes (1850)
"... all that he is, for whatsoever besides this he is, is as if it were not; this is all things, for without this, with all his person and personableness, ..."

2. The Novels and Letters of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1906)
"... and a good appearance to the utmost: I know no other set of men but what lose something of their personableness when they cease to be quite young. ..."

3. Recollections of Literary Characters and Celebrated Places by A. T. Thomson (1854)
"High blood was requisite — not too high—the kinsmen of royalty were generally out of favour; personableness and youth were essentials, for Henry liked not ..."

4. Emily Fox-Seton: Being "The Making of a Marchioness" and "The Methods of by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1901)
"Osborn's personableness was not of a kind attractive to the unbiassed male observer. Men saw his cruel young jowl and low forehead, and noticed that his ..."

5. Works by Lancelot Andrewes, John Buckeridge (1854)
"... all that he is, for whatsoever besides this he is, is as if it were not; this is all things, for without this, with all his person. and personableness, ..."

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