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amiable

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Definition friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • She seemed an ideal candidate—attractive, amiable, intelligent and energetic.
amiable = friendly and likable
  • It was an amiable gathering of old friends.
  • amiable = friendly
  • I watched my master's face pass from amiability to sternness;
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • amiability = the quality of being friendly and agreeable
  • Well, get up, so I told myself, ... dress and show an amiable disposition towards your fellow-men.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • I refused—not because I had anything against him; he seemed a mild, amiable man.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • Mrs. Penniman was truly amiable, but she now gave signs of temper.
    Henry James  --  Washington Square
  • amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • Somehow, in the broad, shadowless light of noon, the water looked amiable and welcoming.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • Max glanced at his father, relieved to see him nibbling on his sandwich and chatting amiably with Frigga and Helga as...
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • amiably = in a friendly way
  • both burst out laughing, and the discussion took a more amiable turn.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • amiable = friendly
  • The inhabitants of the Humble Home were supposed to be amiable and intelligent.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • he was an amiable if not overly insightful man,
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • Gus rejoined us as we chatted amiably over the strong coffee,
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • amiably = in a friendly way
  • Very nice, very amiable.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • I can be amiable. Agreeable. Affable. And that's only the A's.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • When she saw her friend at the door, his white beard and his amiable, toothless smile, Mariam felt tears stinging the corners of her eyes again.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • amiable = friendly
  • It must have been after midnight, and I was puzzled by his amiable acquiescence. He was shrewder than I, however: the moment I sat down I began to feel sleepy.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • amiable = agreeable
  • in no sense is meet or amiable
    William Shakespeare  --  The Taming of the Shrew
  • amiable = friendly or good
  • He was still smiling in the most amiable manner.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • amiable = friendly, agreeable, and likable
  • As they passed down the hall Gunch demanded amiably, "George, old scout, you were soreheaded about something, here a while back."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • amiably = in a friendly way
  • I am sorry, Mrs. Hedda,—but I fear I must dispel an amiable illusion.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  Hedda Gabler
amiable = pleasant (friendly and kindly)

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