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cordiality

[kawr-jal-i-tee, kawr-jee-al- or, esp. British, -dee-al-] /kɔrˈdʒæl ɪ ti, ˌkɔr dʒiˈæl- or, esp. British, -diˈæl-/
noun, plural cordialities for 2.
1.
cordial quality or feeling.
2.
an expression of cordial feeling.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; cordial + -ity
Related forms
uncordiality, noun
Synonyms
1. warmth, friendliness, geniality, heartiness.
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cordiality

/ˌkɔːdɪˈælɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
warmth of feeling
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