personableness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

personable +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

personableness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being personable.
    • 1817, Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey:
      [] I know no other set of men but what lose something of their personableness when they cease to be quite young.
    • 1901, Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Methods of Lady Walderhurst:
      Osborn's personableness was not of a kind attractive to the unbiassed male observer.
    • 2014, Anne Edwards, Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor[1], page 383:
      His charm and personableness had contributed greatly to the magic of monarchy.

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