Suavity vs Affability - What's the difference?

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Suavity is a related term of affability.


As nouns the difference between suavity and affability

is that suavity is (obsolete) sweetness to the taste while affability is the state or quality of being affable, friendly, or approachable.

suavity

English

Noun

(suavities)
  • (obsolete) Sweetness to the taste.
  • The quality of being sweet or pleasing to the mind; agreeableness; softness; smoothness; pleasantness; gentleness; urbanity; as, suavity of manners; suavity of language, conversation, or address.
  • *1881 , :
  • [...] nothing, not even the crude curves of the railway, can utterly deform the suavity of contour of one bay after another along the whole reach of the Riviera.
    ..names full of legendary suavity and interest..

    See also

    * suaveness * blandness

    References

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    affability

    English

    Noun

    (affabilities)
  • The state or quality of being affable, friendly, or approachable.