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Synonyms for neighborly
ˈneɪ bər li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neighborly, neighbourly(adj)

    exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor

    Synonyms:
    neighbourly

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. neighborly

    Friendly, as said of persons, signifies having the disposition of a friend; as said of acts, it signifies befitting or worthy of a friend. The adjective friendly does not reach the full significance of the nouns "friend" and "friendship;" one may be friendly to those who are not his friends, and to be in friendly relations often signifies little more than not to be hostile. In its application to persons, accessible is used of public and eminent persons, who might, if disposed, hold themselves at a distance from others. Companionable and sociable refer to manner and behavior, cordial and genial express genuine kindliness of heart. We speak of a cordial greeting, a favorable reception, a neighborly call, a sociable visitor, an amicable settlement, a kind interest, a friendly regard, a hearty welcome. The Saxon friendly is stronger than the Latin amicable; the amicable may be merely formal; the friendly is from the heart. Fond is commonly applied to an affection that becomes, or at least appears, excessive. Affectionate, devoted, and tender are almost always used in a high and good sense; as, an affectionate son; a devoted friend; "the tender mercy of our God," Luke i, 78. Compare FRIENDSHIP.

    Synonyms:
    accessible, affable, affectionate, amicable, brotherly, companionable, complaisant, cordial, favorable, fond, friendly, genial, hearty, kind, kindly, loving, sociable, social, tender, well-disposed

    Antonyms:
    adverse, alienated, antagonistic, bellicose, belligerent, cold, contentious, disaffected, distant, estranged, frigid, hostile, ill-disposed, indifferent, inimical, unfriendly, unkind, warlike

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. neighborly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    friendly, kind, civil, social, obliging, attentive, on friendly terms

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How to use neighborly in a sentence?

  1. Daniel J. Boorstin:

    Americans expect to eat and stay thin, to be constantly on the move and ever more neighborly...to revere God and be God.

  2. Nick Offerman:

    I certainly have a sense of nostalgia for a time when people were more neighborly, i feel like there's been a lot of cynicism in modern comedy, there's been a lot of negativity. You can still say' I love you' while making people laugh.

  3. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras:

    Security in our region cannot be ensured without security in the Aegean. This cannot be done under threat of war or through increased Greek airspace violations, only by ensuring good neighborly relations on the basis of international law can we build solid foundations for our future cooperation.

  4. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    It was agreed to continue and enhance bilateral contacts and work together to establish good neighborly relations.

  5. Danny Dillon:

    It's just hard. You can't get your mind around it, you just can't, you have that neighborly connection but your heart just wishes that you had more and you could've done more, you could've seen something or said something.


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