Definition of Geniality

1. Noun. A disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to).




Definition of Geniality

1. n. The quality of being genial; sympathetic cheerfulness; warmth of disposition and manners.

Definition of Geniality

1. Noun. The quality of being genial ¹

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Definition of Geniality

1. [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geniality

genetotrophic
genetrix
genets
genette
genettes
geneva
genevas
genever
gengineer
gengineered
gengineering
gengineers
genial
genial tubercle
genialities
geniality (current term)
genially
genialness
genian
genic
genically
genicula
genicular
genicular arteries
genicular vein
geniculate
geniculate bodies
geniculate body
geniculate ganglion
geniculate neuralgia

Literary usage of Geniality

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"The theologian and preacher who came nearest to Channing in the geniality and largeness of his nature, and the persuasiveness with which he enforced what ..."

2. Natural Drills in Expression, with Selections: A Series of Exercises by Arthur Edward Phillips (1909)
"This only is the witchcraft I have used. Here comes the lady; let her witness it. —Othello, i., 3. TONE OF geniality. (See Tone Drill No 108. ..."

3. Critical Miscellanies by John Morley (1908)
"It has no deep root in moral humour, and is merely a literary form, resembling nothing so much as the hard geniality of some clever college tutor of stiff ..."

4. Critical Miscellanies by John Morley (1898)
"It has no deep root in moral humour, and is merely a literary form, resembling nothing so much as the hard geniality of some clever college tutor of stiff ..."

5. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"... comforts—Systematic geniality—A standing puzzle — The respirator—-Scamps, fools, mendicants, and desperadoes—The wrongs of sailor-men—"Is this myself? ..."

6. The Essentials of Extempore Speaking by Joseph Albert Mosher (1917)
"geniality Quite as important as modesty is geniality. This quality radiates from the speaker and warms the audience into a feeling of accord with him. ..."

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