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n. - A disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to).

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Usage examples (36)
  • Not only do I hear his lectures with delight, but I am greatly taken with the geniality which is peculiar to the man.
  • He wished to stand well with his neighbours, but lacked the geniality which is the very body, the outside expression of humanity.
  • Mr. Anthony shook the proffered hand, and then shrank back, with the distrust of geniality which is one of the cruel hardships of wealth.
  • Clearly his companion was a person of some geniality.
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