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companionable

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcompanionablecom‧pan‧ion‧a‧ble /kəmˈpænjənəbəl/ adjective literary 🔊 🔊 FRIENDLYfriendly and pleasant to be with 🔊 They sat together in companionable silence.companionably adverb
Examples from the Corpus
companionableAnd some of those things make the Alien seem downright companionable.Not pals, exactly, but companionable.We will miss our colleagues and the companionable bright lights of the Charcot as she held station beside us through the nights.He spoke seldom, but he was never impatient with her, always kind, a companionable father figure.From it, as she passed, came the companionable muted clucking of hens settling for the night.But it wasn't a comfortable, companionable silence, at least not for Polly.We agreed about this message and sat in sad and companionable silence for a while.He was teased about it but nevertheless would fetch up most evenings on my cot, smoking his chillum in companionable silence.companionable silenceGiancarlo smiled back and they walked along in companionable silence.He was teased about it but nevertheless would fetch up most evenings on my cot, smoking his chillum in companionable silence.Robyn waited for him to break the spell of this wonderful, strangely companionable silence.They often took long walks together, how ever, marching through the streets of London in companionable silence.But it wasn't a comfortable, companionable silence, at least not for Polly.We agreed about this message and sat in sad and companionable silence for a while.
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