Personable

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PERSONABLE. Having the capacities of a person; for example, the defendant was judged personable to maintain this action. Old Nat. Brev. 142. This word is obsolete.

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The personableness in Newman's prose is advanced by the friendliness of his conversational idiom, which intends to establish an intimate relationship between himself and his reader.
Constituting the personableness of a style and work, the Romantics believed, is the sincerity pursued by the writer.
He'd make easy cannon fodder for the cynic - especially given his strong conviction that his music can change things for people prepared to take his message on board - if it wasn't for a personableness and self-effacing humour that belies the solemnity and conviction of his messages and beliefs.