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hospitality

hos·pi·tal·i·ty

hospitality

 
pronunciation:
ha spih tae lih ti
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: hospitalities
definition 1: the friendly, warm, and generous reception and entertainment of guests or strangers.
Even when we dropped in unexpectedly, we were treated with great hospitality in their home.
similar words:
cheer, entertainment, good will, reception, welcome
definition 2: the tendency or disposition to welcome guests or strangers warmly and generously.
synonyms:
gemütlichkeit
similar words:
friendliness, generosity, graciousness, warmth
definition 3: an act or instance of being hospitable.
synonyms:
welcome
similar words:
entertainment, reception
Word Parts
The word hospitality contains the following part:
hosp, host1 Latin root that means host, guest