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    Hospitality / Hospitableness / Hospitability

    Are all of these words correct - hospitality , hospitableness, hospitability ?

    I am wondering if you would accept them as correct in an examination. I found them in different dictionaries and also spelling checker in Microsoft Word doesn't underline them as incorrect.

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    Re: Hospitality / Hospitableness / Hospitability

    I suggest you stick with "hospitality" unless you have a good reason to use the others. I've actually never seen them, and the dictionary I just looked in does list hospitableness but not hospitability.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Hospitality / Hospitableness / Hospitability

    Hospitality is the generosity we extend our guests; hospitability is the character trait that leads us to do so. The other I've never heard of.

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