from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state of being welcome; agreeableness: kind reception.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being welcome; gratefulness; agreeableness; kind reception.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The condition of being
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"When somebody is flirtatious, it indicates a welcomeness back."
A consent standard, she observes, incorporates gender hierarchy by assuming that men initiate sexual contact which women then either accept or refuse, whereas a welcomeness standard suggests the centrality of “choice, mutuality, and desire” (2005, 243).
This site has a sense of humor and, for lack of a better(or real) word, welcomeness I rarely find in Christian-oriented sites, and a breath of fresh air for those of us of other orientations (an athiest myself).
And good point about the welcomeness of being objectified as a man, I have similar thoughts about the issue.
The room had no more period than a girl's sentence, but there was a bright air of welcomeness and informality that was winning.
The poor little fellow pressd it upon them with a nod of welcomeness.
The poor little fellow pressed it upon them with a nod of welcomeness. —
- The poor little fellow pressed it upon them with a nod of welcomeness.
-- The poor little fellow pressed it upon them with a nod of welcomeness.
He must write a description of the fright and consternation which the people were now in, and were likely to be still in upon every attack that the Chaldeans made upon them, which will much magnify both the wonder and the welcomeness of their deliverance (v. 5): We have heard a voice of trembling -- the shrieks of terror echoing to the alarms of danger.