Hospitality



[hos-pi-tal-i-tee] /ˌhɒs pɪˈtæl ɪ ti/

noun, plural hospitalities.
1.
the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers.
2.
the quality or disposition of receiving and treating guests and strangers in a warm, friendly, generous way.
/ˌhɒspɪˈtælɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
kindness in welcoming strangers or guests
2.
receptiveness
n.

late 14c., “act of being hospitable,” from Old French hospitalité, from Latin hospitalitem (nominative hospitalitas) “friendliness to guests,” from hospes (genitive hospitis) “guest” (see host (n.1)).

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