Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being genial.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being genial.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being genial; geniality.

Etymologies

genial +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the north the people have evidently less fancy and feeling, less genialness and versatility, even flatter, duller physiognomies, but also evidently greater intelligence, more consideration, seriousness, and constancy.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 398, November 14, 1829

  • Sympathy, genialness and kindness are admirable qualities, but they are rare among men; parents for their children, husbands for their wives, classes for classes, and castes for castes, are the grooves or channels to which these admirable qualities are limited.

    Battles and Victories of Allen Allensworth, A. M., Ph. D., Lieutenant-Colonel, Retired, U. S. Army

  • "When the 'scoffings' were finally ready, I wasn't in what you might exactly call a mollyfying and tactful mood nor exuding genialness and enthusiasms anyways noticeable."

    Pardners

  • See how the woods form an amphitheatre about it, and it is an arena for all the genialness of nature.

    Excursions

  • Poppy's humor and genialness is interpreted quite terrifyingly by Scott who has obvious emotional issues that at first don't seem like they have anything to do with her.

    Quick Stop Entertainment

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