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Kind, friendly, and patient.‘everyone was very good-natured about my comments’‘there was plenty of good-natured banter’
warm-hearted, friendly, amiableneighbourly, benevolent, well disposed, favourably disposed, kind, kindly, kind-hearted, generous, magnanimous, unselfish, considerate, thoughtful, obliging, helpful, supportive, charitableunderstanding, sympathetic, lenient, tolerant, easy-going, patient, accommodatingdecentView synonyms
- ‘She was a good-natured, kind and pleasant person and a most helpful neighbour who will be missed by all who knew her.’
- ‘Adrian was a good-natured and handsome man with a joyful attitude when he was married to Julie.’
- ‘Amiable, good-natured and good fun, this is a highly promising feature debut from Simon Pegg.’
- ‘Oddly, it isn't included on this debut album though its good-natured whimsy would have chimed well with these songs.’
- ‘What struck me, though was how good-natured the whole march was at the weekend.’
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