cordiality cordiality

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cordial disposition

Usage(s):

  1. Craig Gillespie's direction is a little too attentive to the physical drabness of the setting, the slow pulse of north-country life, the locals' constipated cordiality.
  2. During the postwar period of Soviet-Western cordiality, the Russian version became accepted as true.

News

  • DealBook: Deadline on Trading Rules Abroad Splits an Agency

    A looming deadline to regulate trading by American banks overseas has set off a rare breakdown of decorum at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, long known for its cordiality.        
    on July 2, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "Let us hope that these talks will help in bringing our countries closer together and bringing between the two countries the cordiality we desire and let us hope that our efforts will be fruitful," Krishna said after a 25-minute telephonic...
    on May 11, 2010 By: SM Krishna Source: Livemint

  2. During a 30-minute meeting marked by "cordiality and friendship" on the margins of the East Asia Summit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao that India attaches "great importance" to its partnership with China.
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Hindu

  3. "Let me assure of my fullest cooperation in making sincere efforts towards further consolidation of our existing bilateral relations characterized by long history of friendship, warmth and cordiality," Prime Minister Prachanda said in the...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: chairman Prachanda Source: Xinhua

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