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personable

[ pur-suh-nuh-buhl ]
/ ˈpɜr sə nə bəl /
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adjective
having an agreeable or pleasing personality; affable; amiable; sociable.
of pleasing personal appearance; handsome or comely; attractive.
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Origin of personable

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at person, -able

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British Dictionary definitions for personable

personable
/ (ˈpɜːsənəbəl) /

adjective
pleasant in appearance and personality

Derived forms of personable

personableness, nounpersonably, adverb
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