Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of HOSPITALITY

Pronunciation:  `hâspi'talitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  kindness in welcoming guests or strangers
 

HOSPITALITY is a 11 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: cordial reception
 
 Antonyms: inhospitality
 
 See Also: welcome

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hos`pi*tal"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Hospitalities}. [L.
hospitalitas: cf. F. hospitalit['e].]
The act or practice of one who is hospitable; reception and
entertainment of strangers or guests without reward, or with
kind and generous liberality.

      Given to hospitality.                    --Rom. xii.
                                               13.

      And little recks to find the way to heaven By doing
      deeds of hospitality.                    --Shak.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you have hospitality indicates your generosity and kindness toward others. You do things without expecting anything in return.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: admissibility, affability, amiability, amicability, ardency, assembly-line housing, bigheartedness, billeting, bonhomie, bounteousness, bountifulness, bounty, civility, clubbability, clubbishness, clubbism, commodiousness, communicativeness, companionability, compatibility, congeniality, convenience, cordiality, courteousness, courtesy, coziness, cushioniness, domiciliation, doss, easiness, easy purse strings, familiarity, fondness for society, free hand, freedom, freehandedness, freeheartedness, freeness, friendliness, generosity, generousness, geniality, givingness, graciousness, great heart, greatheartedness, gregariousness, heartiness, homelikeness, homeliness, homeyness, housing, housing bill, housing development, housing problem, intimacy, invitingness, largeheartedness, largeness, largess, liberality, liberalness, living quarters, lodging, lodgment, lower-income housing, luxuriousness, magnanimity, munificence, open hand, open heart, openhandedness, openheartedness, openness, peace, peacefulness, quartering, receptiveness, receptivity, recipience, reposefulness, restfulness, roominess, slum clearance, snugness, sociability, sociableness, social grace, sociality, softness, subdivision, tract, transient lodging, unselfishness, urban renewal, urbanity, warmheartedness, warmness, warmth, welcome
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY