cordiality

[ kawr-jal-i-tee, kawr-jee-al- or, esp. British, -dee-al- ]
/ kɔrˈdʒæl ɪ ti, ˌkɔr dʒiˈæl- or, esp. British, -diˈæl- /

noun, plural cor·dial·i·ties for 2.

cordial quality or feeling.
an expression of cordial feeling.

Nearby words

  1. cordeliers,
  2. cordelle,
  3. cordgrass,
  4. cordia,
  5. cordial,
  6. cordially,
  7. cordierite,
  8. cordiform,
  9. cordiform pelvis,
  10. cordiform uterus

Origin of cordiality

First recorded in 1590–1600; cordial + -ity

Related formsun·cor·dial·i·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for cordiality

cordiality

/ (ˌkɔːdɪˈælɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

warmth of feeling
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