What does the word cordiality mean?

Usage examples for cordiality

  1. He held out his poor wasted hand, and Valentine grasped it firmly in his own with prompt cordiality. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  2. She has no part in the general cordiality, and Floyd finds himself helpless to mend matters. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  3. It seemed a pity to refuse such cordiality, so Marjorie sat down in it a minute to do that thinking they had spoken about. – Marjorie's New Friend by Carolyn Wells