- Rhymes: -ælɪti
- The quality of being genial; friendly cheerfulness; warmth of disposition and manners.
1878, Thomas Hardy, Return of the Native Chapter 3:
- Sometimes this throat uttered Yes, sometimes it uttered No; sometimes it made inquiries about a time worn denizen of the place. Once it surprised her notions by remarking upon the friendliness and geniality written in the faces of the hills around.