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kind, friendly, or sociable, as befits a neighbour
Derived Forms
neighbourliness, (US) neighborliness, noun
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  • What we've got to do is, to keep up our spirits, and be neighbourly.

  • In Addington nearly every house was open to the neighbourly hand.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • Additionally, in some neighbourly flat, a phonograph performed.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
  • He stepped up beside them with a word of neighbourly greeting.

    The Mermaid

    Lily Dougall
  • Sponges, slate-rags, and neighbourly solicitude did what they could.

    Emmy Lou George Madden Martin
  • Is it kind, is it neighbourly, to have such a wonder to stay with you and let nobody share?'

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • It was a day for visiting and neighbourly activity as well as hard work.

    The Wind Before the Dawn Dell H. Munger
  • “Push” is selfish and exclusive: “pull” is inclusive and neighbourly.

  • There was not a sign to tell of a change or twist in her neighbourly affability.

  • It is as though there were a neighbourly understanding to respect the others' rights.

    The Mason-bees J. Henri Fabre

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