amiable
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈeɪ.mi.ə.bəl/, /ˈæ.mi.ə.bəl/
Adjective

amiable

  1. Friendly; kind; sweet; gracious
    an amiable temper
    amiable ideas
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter III, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
      A short time afterward at the opera Gerald dragged him into a parterre to say something amiable to one of the amiable débutante Craig girls—and Selwyn found himself again facing Alixe.
  2. Of a pleasant and likeable nature; kind-hearted; easy to like
    an amiable person
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter III, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
      A short time afterward at the opera Gerald dragged him into a parterre to say something amiable to one of the amiable débutante Craig girls—and Selwyn found himself again facing Alixe.
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