1. Willing to please; helpful, obliging.
2. Obliging; willing to do favors
3. Helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation; SYN. accommodative.
ETYM French affable, Latin affabilis, from affari to speak to; ad + fari to speak. Related to Fable.
Diffusing warmth and friendliness; SYN. amiable, cordial, genial.
ETYM Cf. French affectionné.
Having or displaying warmth or affection; SYN. caring, fond, lovesome, tender, warm.
Sinonimi: good-humored | good-humoured
ETYM French amiable, Latin amicabilis friendly, from amicus friend, from amare to love. The meaning has been influenced by French aimable, Latin amabilis lovable, from amare to love. Related to Amicable, Amorous, Amability.
Disposed to please; SYN. good-humored, good-humoured.
ETYM Latin amicabilis, from amicus friend, from amare to love. Related to Amiable.
Characterized by friendship and good will.
ETYM Old Eng. benigne, bening, Old Fren. benigne, French bénin, fem. bénigne, from Latin benignus, contr. from benigenus; bonus good + root of genus kind. Related to Bounty, and Genus.
1. Of disposition or manner.
2. Pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence; SYN. benignant.
Term used to describe a non-cancerous growth, such as a polyp.
It is also applied to any medical condition which is not actually harmful to the patient.
ETYM Late Lat. benignans, p. pr. of benignare, from Latin benignus. Related to Benign.
Characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects; SYN. gracious.
ETYM French complaisant, p. pr. of complaire to acquiesce as a favor, from Latin complacere. Related to Complacent.
Showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others; SYN. obliging.
Wishing to please others; obliging.
Obliging; desirous of pleasing.
ETYM Old Eng. cortais, corteis, cortois, rarely corteous, Old Fren. corties, corteis, French courtois. Related to Court.
1. Characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners.
2. Exhibiting courtesy and politeness; SYN. gracious, nice.
(Chiefly Scottish) Agreeable and genial; SYN. couthy.
ETYM Old Eng. debonere, Old Fren. de bon aire, debonaire, of good descent or lineage, excellent, debonair, French débonnaire debonair; de of (Latin de) + bon good (Latin bonus) + aire. Related to Air, and Bounty, Bonair.
Having a sophisticated charm; SYN. debonaire, debonnaire, suave.
Stylish, charming, dashing
ETYM Latin decens, decentis, p. pr. of decere to be fitting or becoming.
1. Socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; SYN. nice.
2. (Informal) Decently clothed.
3. Conforming to conventions of sexual behavior.
4. Observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress.
ETYM Latin facilis, prop., capable of being done or made, hence, facile, easy, from facere to make, do: cf. French facile. Srr Fact, Faculty.
Arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth.
1. Like or befitting a father or fatherhood; kind and protective; SYN. fatherlike.
2. Showing the affection of a father.
ETYM Latin genialis: cf. Old Fren. genial. Related to Genius.
1. Conducive to comfort; beneficial; SYN. kind.
2. Of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw; SYN. mental.
1. Having or showing a kindly or tender nature
2. Quiet and soothing
3. Soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe
ETYM French gracieux, Latin gratiosus. Related to Grace.
1. Characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit.
2. Disposed to bestow favors.
1. Characterized by mercy, and compassion; SYN. merciful.
3. Expressing sympathy.
4. Having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
5. Helpful to other people
7. Showing consideration and anticipation of needs; SYN. thoughtful.
8. Tolerant and forgiving under provocation; SYN. tolerant.
1. Done with delicacy and skill; SYN. skillful.
2. Pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance; SYN. pleasant, agreeable, charming, affable, amenable.
3. Possessing, marked by, or demanding great or excessive precision and delicacy.
Disposed to oblige or do favors; hence, helpful; civil; kind.
Willing to do favors; helpful
ETYM French plaisant. Related to Please.
1. Affording pleasure; being in harmony with one's taste or likings.
2. Pleasant in manner or behavior.
1. Lacking in hardness relatively or comparatively.
2. Metaphorically soft
3. Of sound; relatively low in volume
4. Of speech sounds; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as 's' and 'sh').
Having a speaking manner that is not loud or harsh
Characterized by tact and propriety.
Having warm affections; generous and kind.
Marked by warmth of feeling like kindness and sympathy and generosity.
warm hearted, warm-hearted