Definition of Hospitableness

1. Noun. Having a disposition that welcomes guests and is fond of entertaining.

Generic synonyms: Friendliness
Derivative terms: Hospitable
Antonyms: Inhospitableness



Definition of Hospitableness

1. n. The quality of being hospitable; hospitality.

Definition of Hospitableness

1. Noun. The quality of being hospitable. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hospitableness

hoseying
hoseys
hoshin kanri
hosier
hosieries
hosiers
hosiery
hosing
hosings
hosp
hospice
hospice care
hospices
hospitability
hospitable
hospitableness (current term)
hospitably
hospitage
hospital
hospital-patient relations
hospital-physician joint ventures
hospital-physician relations
hospital acquired pneumonia
hospital administration
hospital administrators
hospital attendant
hospital auxiliaries
hospital bed
hospital bed capacity
hospital care

Literary usage of Hospitableness

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"hospitableness. (hos'-pe-ta-bl-nes) «.». Disposition to entertain strangers; kindness to strangers. HOSPITABLY, (hos'-pe-ta-ble) ad. ..."

2. Literary Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century by George Edward Woodberry (1921)
"... the most welcome part of these volumes is not what they tell of the great ones of the earth, or of the social grace and hospitableness of England in its ..."

3. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1853)
"A mere political cypher. Canada is not his country, nor is there any evidence that it ever can be. The coldness and in- hospitableness of the climate, ..."

4. A Book of Carnegie Libraries by Theodore Wesley Koch (1917)
"... as well as a general spaciousness, cheerfulness and hospitableness of aspect. The scale and character of the drawings are left to the Commission to fix, ..."

5. In God's Out-of-doors by William Alfred Quayle (1902)
"There is a feeling of hospitableness when a lone fisherman fishes out of his pocket a lunch which he has filched (not to say fished) from his wife's ..."

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