noun (plural amenities)
- 1A desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or place: the property is situated in a convenient location, close to all local amenitiesMore example sentences
- Basic amenities including toilet facilities and drinking water would be provided.
- Many of the old buildings lacked even basic amenities like water supply and restrooms for women.
- You get better services, better local amenities, even public transport is better.
- 1.1 [mass noun] The pleasantness or attractiveness of a place: developments which would clash with amenityMore example sentences
- It would not take a fortune to create a clean and tidy looking river bank and with a little imagination a very good amenity could be created in this area.
- National policy could give a more balanced steer to the conflicts of social justice and affordable housing against landscape and amenity.
- A lot of the surrounding countryside has been classified as National Park, and is great amenity to have on the doorstep.
late Middle English: from Old French amenite or Latin amoenitas, from amoenus 'pleasant'.