OTHER WORDS FROM affabilityun·af·fa·ble·ness, noun
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How to use affability in a sentence
While jaunty affability is Danson’s trademark, Fey is a withering social critic whose deeply pessimistic outlook on race, gender and other social-justice issues has been known to incite controversy.NBC’s Mr. Mayor Is a Fascinating Mix of Ted Danson’s Charm and Tina Fey’s Pith|Judy Berman|January 7, 2021|Time
Both offered Liverman an early showcase for his affable presence onstage and the elasticity of his instrument.At Kennedy Center recital, baritone Will Liverman is a voice for this historic moment|Michael Andor Brodeur|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
But Fallon has it, that natural affability that is an absolute prerequisite for talk-show hosting success.From Jack to Johnny to Jay: Saying Goodbye to ‘Tonight’|Tom Shales|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were hustlers, raconteurs, and had an affability about them that suggested they would make excellent dinner companions.9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Finally on Trial at Guantanamo|Terry McDermott|May 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Joffe also possesses a key skill beyond the reach of programming: social affability.
Whereas Lessard had acted the martinet with MacRae, he took another tack and became the very essence of affability toward me.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She saw at once that he resented her leisurely way and her attempt at affability, and she hastened to apologize.The Underworld|James C. Welsh
There is nothing insipid or affected, nothing of that simpering affability that his successors brought into vogue.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
By his affability, correctness, and fairness in all his work he has succeeded marvellously in attaching every one to himself.
But the captain had him by the arm and was dancing him about the sidewalk, showing more affability than was his wont.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day