Definition of amiable in English:
Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner: the amiable young man greeted me enthusiastically
More example sentences
- She was a very good looking woman, with an amiable and warm personality, but I didn't know her personally.
- A most amiable and kindly man, he was held in very high esteem and was a noted character in the area.
- Anyway, I found Andrea to be a perfectly amiable person, but that was not a universal view.
warm, warm-hearted, good-natured, nice, pleasant, agreeable, pleasing, likeable, lovable, genial, good-humoured, charming, winning, engaging, delightful, easy to get on/along with, obliging, kind, kindly;
British informal chummy, matey
North American informal regular
- Example sentences
- Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with uselessness, with the vanity of fashionable life.
- Mr. Knightley expressed his disapproval of Frank's behavior and Emma's vision of him by contrasting what he called French amiableness with English amiableness.
- The images, varying in scale, approach and depiction, present a range of emotions and attitudes, all traveling forward to the next era with various degrees of purpose, amiableness and likelihood.
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