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1. amiable

adjective. ['ˈeɪmiːəbəl'] disposed to please.

Synonyms

  • good-humored
  • good-natured

Antonyms

  • uncongenial
  • hostile
  • unsocial

Etymology

  • amyable (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amiable (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Amiable

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

How do you pronounce amiable?

Pronounce amiable as ˈeɪmiəbəl.

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Sentences with amiable


1. Adjective
They're gentle and affectionate with children, amiable with family friends and even tolerant of strangers.

Quotes about amiable


1. Books are always obviously having conversations with other books, and some times they're amiable and sometimes not.
- China Miéville, The City & the City

2. How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
- William Ellery Channing

3. It is not possible to know how far the influence of any amiable, honest-hearted duty-doing man flies out into the world, but it is very possible to know how it has touched one's self in going by.
- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

2. amiable

adjective. ['ˈeɪmiːəbəl'] diffusing warmth and friendliness.

Synonyms

  • genial
  • friendly
  • affable

Antonyms

  • insincere
  • cool
  • inhospitable
  • ungracious

Etymology

  • amyable (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amiable (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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