hospitable

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French hospitable, formed from the root of Latin hospitare with the suffix -able. Displaced native Old English cumlīþe (literally guest-gentle).

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hospitable (comparative more hospitable, superlative most hospitable)

  1. cordial and generous towards guests
    Synonym: guestfriendly
    hospitable family
  2. receptive and open-minded
  3. favorable
  4. favorable for life; livable; suitable for life.

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