adjective, friend·li·er, friend·li·est.
noun, plural friend·lies.
Words nearby friendly
SYNONYMS FOR friendly
OTHER WORDS FROM friendlyfriend·li·ness, nounpre·friend·ly, adjective
Examples from the Web for friendliness
But that friendliness also explains the acrimoniousness of many of his feuds.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The friendliness of their first Texas customers surprised and heartened the Kallisons.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every step toward inscrutability is a step away from accountability, or fond hopes like programming in friendliness toward humans.This is What Happens When You Teach Machines the Power of Natural Selection|James Barrat|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His face immediately shifted out of the placid, guarded, friendliness of the Scheduled Speaker into ambroad, welcoming smile.Anthony Lewis’s Cousin Remembers His Kindness to a Young Journalist|Sarah Wildman|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sure, the revelation is damaging to a brand that stands for friendliness and hospitality.
This, as I took it, was intended on his part as a precaution against suspicion of his friendliness.A Volunteer with Pike|Robert Ames Bennet
He was grateful for the friendliness that prompted their kindness.Steve Yeager|William MacLeod Raine
"Oh, no," she replied, in a calm voice full of friendliness.The Last Hope|Henry Seton Merriman
They did not smile nor did they frown, or show either fear or surprise or curiosity or friendliness.Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz|L. Frank Baum
The families were intimate; so intimate that their friendliness outlived generations, civil war, and all sorts of rupture.The Education of Henry Adams|Henry Adams