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- n. The state or quality of being conformable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being conformable; conformability.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being conformable.
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But Jane's ready conformableness to the wishes of others, together with her true philosophy, which made her dwell upon the good rather than the evil of life, enabled her to face the new scheme bravely, and we soon find her busy with all the multifarious preparations for the great move.
Sophia, who had seen him there amid the fraternity, described his relationship to the others accurately, one of “courtesy and conformableness and geniality;” but, she tells him, the expression of his countenance was “that of a witness and hearer rather than of comradeship.”
Sophia, who had seen him there amid the fraternity, described his relationship to the others accurately, one of "courtesy and conformableness and geniality;" but, she tells him, the expression of his countenance was "that of a witness and hearer rather than of comradeship."
Most people would not desire or like it, but notwithstanding your exquisite courtesy and conformableness and geniality there, I could see very plainly that you were not leading your ideal life.
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