neighborliness neighborliness

Definition(s):

  • (n) a disposition to be friendly and helpful to neighbors

Usage(s):

  1. The truth is, we've let Government take away many things we once considered were really ours to do voluntarily, out of the goodness of our hearts and a sense of neighborliness.
  2. Yet simple faith in neighborliness was insufficient even for the Church of England, whose insurers Ecclesiastical have now issued SmartWater kits to 16,500 churches.
  3. Gorbachev missed an opportunity to turn a potential public relations disaster into a triumph of Soviet good-neighborliness and statesmanship.

News

  • A Dystopian View Of America's 'Fallen' Suburbs

    Patrick Flanery's taut new novel, Fallen Land , delves into the housing crisis, creeping corporate surveillance and a "crisis of neighborliness" in American life. The backdrop: a half-built and crumbling subdivision outside of an unnamed American city.
    on August 19, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. Putin said Alexander Kovalenko "heads for a country that can claim not only special relations but good-neighborliness and friendship with Russia."
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Kansas City Star

  2. Wen said as long as the two sides follow the sixteen-slash guiding principle of "long-term stability, facing the future, good-neighborliness and friendship, and all-round cooperation", Sino-Vietnamese relations could develop smoothly.
    on Oct 7, 2004 By: Xi Jinping Source: Xinhua

  3. "I am willing to work hard together with you on enhancing the Sino-Indian strategic cooperative partnership, and to open this new chapter of friendship of good-neighborliness and all-round cooperation between two countries in the new century,"...
    on Jul 25, 2007 By: Hu Jintao Source: Xinhua

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