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personable

[pur-suh-nuh-buh l] /ˈpɜr sə nə bəl/
adjective
1.
of pleasing personal appearance; handsome or comely; attractive.
2.
having an agreeable or pleasing personality; affable; amiable; sociable.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see person, -able
Related forms
personableness, noun
personably, adverb
quasi-personable, adjective
quasi-personably, adverb
unpersonable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for personableness

personable

/ˈpɜːsənəbəl/
adjective
1.
pleasant in appearance and personality
Derived Forms
personableness, noun
personably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for personableness

personable

adj.

"pleasing in one's person," early 15c., from person + -able, or else from Middle French personable. Related: Personably.

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