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companionable

[ kuhm-pan-yuh-nuh-buhl ]
/ kəmˈpæn yə nə bəl /
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adjective

possessing the qualities of a good companion; pleasant to be with; congenial.

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Origin of companionable

1350–1400; Middle English. See companion1, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM companionable

com·pan·ion·a·bil·i·ty, com·pan·ion·a·ble·ness, nouncom·pan·ion·a·bly, adverbun·com·pan·ion·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for companionable

companionable
/ (kəmˈpænjənəbəl) /

adjective

suited to be a companion; sociable

Derived forms of companionable

companionableness or companionability, nouncompanionably, adverb
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