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companionability

Definitions

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  • noun The state of being companionable, suitability for companionship.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun suitability to be a companion

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Examples

  • There is admiration for his tremendous output of great poems at such a young age, affectionate companionability in his letters, and sadness for a flowering of talent blasted by an untimely frost.

    Happy Halloween, Happy Birthday, John Keats : A.E. Stallings : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • Kindness and companionability are to an older woman what t & a are to a younger.

    Mouth-corner spittle, in HDTV.

  • Mind, they aren't a perfect companion for this poet, but I can certainly recognize their companionability and further, can imagine them being carried around and dogeared.

    George Murray and Christopher Patton, other strands of American influences

  • Mind, they aren't a perfect companion for this poet, but I can certainly recognize their companionability and further, can imagine them being carried around and dogeared.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The dog genome is pretty well documented at this point and we know where the gene for aggression is as well as genes for timidity and companionability.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Regulating Dangerous Dogs:

  • If you did not have a charm and companionability, such a blow might have chastened you, but like my Uncle Phil you will always be able to find companions who will reassure you of your importance even though your accomplishment is a goose-egg.

    A Life in Letters

  • If you did not have a charm and companionability, such a blow might have chastened you, but like my Uncle Phil you will always be able to find companions who will reassure you of your importance even though your accomplishment is a goose-egg.

    A Life in Letters

  • While command came easily to him, companionability did not.

    Hadrian's Wall.html

  • On the whole, however, Moulsworth's poem demonstrates (and perhaps was even intended to demonstrate) the standard humanist claim that a certain level of education could only enhance a woman's virtue and companionability.

    My Name Was Martha: A Renaissance Woman's Autobiographical Poem

  • When he was with Dorothy Purnell, he almost forgot her sex in the easy companionability of their relationship; when away from her, he thought no more of her than he might of some man friend; but the approach had become a matter of embarrassing difficulty with him.

    Hidden Gold

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