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[pur-suh-nuh-buh l] /ˈpɜr sə nə bəl/

of pleasing appearance; handsome or comely; attractive.
having an agreeable or pleasing ; affable; amiable; sociable.
pleasant in appearance and personality

“pleasing in one’s person,” early 15c., from person + -able, or else from Middle French personable. Related: Personably.


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