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synonyms for affable

  • amiable
  • approachable
  • courteous
  • genial
  • gentle
  • good-humored
  • good-natured
  • gracious
  • pleasant
  • polite
  • sociable
  • urbane
  • amicable
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • breezy
  • civil
  • clubby
  • congenial
  • cordial
  • kindly
  • mild
  • nice
  • obliging
  • warm
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antonyms for affable

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  • disagreeable
  • discourteous
  • hateful
  • impolite
  • irritable
  • mean
  • nasty
  • rude
  • uncivil
  • uncivilized
  • unfriendly
  • unhappy
  • unkind
  • unmannerly
  • unrefined
  • unsociable
  • unsophisticated
  • complaining
  • disdainful
  • grouchy
  • grumbling
  • miserable
  • reserved
  • surly
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How to use affable in a sentence

Apart from my affable old roommate, Logan, I didn’t know the rest of these Spikeballers all that well.
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Democratic mainstay Terry McAullife—bestie to the Clintons, former Democratic National Committee chairman and perhaps the most affable fundraiser in the party—is looking to again become the gubernatorial nominee.
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Our guide on that tour is affable company spokesman Steve Tuttle, who cheerfully explains Axon’s mission using words like “transparency” and “passion.”
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Luke Combs, Eric Church and Luke Bryan keep dominating the radio with affable odes to love, heartbreak, whiskey and small towns.
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In manners affable, and in benevolence unsurpassed, the Kentucky planter gains the plaudits of all.
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Col. Moore, a veteran politician of the Old Dominion, was a most pleasant and affable gentleman, and a great lisper withal.
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Montaigne would say:219 I will have elbow-room: I will be courteous and affable according to my fancy, without fear or remorse.
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It was the rule to be courteous, affable, gentlemanly, for all this was in harmony with the severity of art.
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She had seen him on his former visit, and remembered favourably his genial good-humour and affable bearing.
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So the latter sternly asked him if he was the sentry, and he received the affable reply: "I am; and I am vera cold."
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