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    Default I don't see any friendliness in her

    Hi,

    I am pretty similar with the words friendly, friend and friendless but not with friendliness and I can make any sentence with first three but not with the last.

    I don't see any friendliness in her.

    Is the bold context correct with the word friendliness? I know I can even say "she doesn't seem to be friendly" but I do not want to say that. I just want to know If I have used the word friendliness in an appropriate context.

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    Default Re: I don't see any friendliness in her

    Yes, you have.

    You mean 'I am pretty familiar with...'

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    Default Re: I don't see any friendliness in her

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Hi,

    I am pretty similar familiar with the words friendly, friend and friendless but not with friendliness and I can make any a sentence with the first three but not with the last.

    I don't see any friendliness in her.

    Is the bold context correct with the word friendliness? I know I can even say "She doesn't seem to be friendly" but I do not want to say that. I just want to know if I have used the word friendliness in an appropriate context.

    Thanks.
    Your sentence is OK. It suggests that you think the person is completely unfriendly - there is a not a single sign of friendliness in her. It is quite an extreme statement. There is a difference between "She doesn't seem to be friendly" and "I don't see any friendliness in her".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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