cordiality

[kawr-jal-i-tee, kawr-jee-al- or, esp. British, -dee-al-]
noun, plural cordialities for 2.
1.
cordial quality or feeling.
2.
an expression of cordial feeling.

Origin:
1590–1600; cordial + -ity

uncordiality, noun


1. warmth, friendliness, geniality, heartiness.
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cordiality (ˌkɔːdɪˈælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
warmth of feeling

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Example sentences
To achieve cordiality, you should aim for friendliness.
Most enjoyable was the friendliness and cordiality of interviewers.
Such cordiality on the part of the producers perhaps wasn't the best thing for
  the film as a whole.
For more than an hour, they bantered and sparred, but not without cordiality
  and humor.
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