adjective, friend·li·er, friend·li·est.
noun, plural friend·lies.
- friend zone,
- friendly fire,
- friendly islands,
- friendly society,
- friends of the earth,
- friends, religious society of
Origin of friendly
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