Meaning of “cordiality” in the English Dictionary


"cordiality" in English

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cordialitynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkɔː.diˈæl.ə.ti/ us /ˌkɔːrˈdi.æl.ə.t̬i/ formal

Examples from literature

  • Grace stopped and held out her hand with the frank cordiality which characterized her. 
  • He reported himself to General Stuart, who received him with great cordiality. 
  • The best way to avoid the world's coldness is by warming everybody you meet with your own cordiality. 
  • There was no cordiality in the greeting. 
  • We parted with great cordiality, and a week later I was back in Paris. 

(Definition of “cordiality” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)