geniality geniality  /ˌdʒi ni ˈæ lə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)

Usage(s):

  1. And he tried to live with a humor, humility, simplicity and geniality even as he became one of the most famous faces on the planet.
  2. Amid the uncertainties, it seems clear Paterson's geniality represents a welcome change in Albany.
  3. He is smart, cunning, and capable of great geniality, all highly desirable qualities in a leader with such power.

News

  • Misundertood Gorilla Being Booted From Dallas Zoo

    Patrick, a 23-year-old Western lowland gorilla, is being kicked out of the Dallas Zoo for anti-social behavior. The 430-pound silverback bachelor, known for his geniality while among visitors and zoo staff, has shown little interest in forming any meaningful bonds …
    on September 24, 2013     Source: WebProNews

Quotes

  1. "The world in which I had to project myself while I spoke through Screwtape was all dust, grit, thirst and itch," said Lewis. "Every trace of beauty, freshness and geniality had to be excluded."
    on Feb 16, 2009 By: CS Lewis Source: WorldNetDaily

  2. "He was a genuine, nice guy - not a mean bone in his body," recalled CNN host Larry King. "He had a geniality about him. It was easy to be around him."
    on Aug 13, 2006 By: Larry King Source: Gulf Times

  3. Howard Taubman, writing about "Virginia Woolf" in The New York Times, praised Mr. Grizzard's ability to shift "from geniality to intensity with shattering rightness."
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Howard Taubman Source: New York Times

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