Definitions for amiableˈeɪ mi ə bəl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. amiable, good-humored, good-humoured(adj)

    disposed to please

    "an amiable villain with a cocky sidelong grin"- Hal Hinson

  2. affable, amiable, cordial, genial(adj)

    diffusing warmth and friendliness

    "an affable smile"; "an amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting"; "a genial host"

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  1. amiable(Adjective)

    Friendly; kind; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas.

  2. amiable(Adjective)

    Possessing sweetness of disposition; having sweetness of temper; kindhearted; which causes one to be liked; as, an amiable person.

  3. Origin: amyable, from amiable, from amicabilis, from amicus, from amo. The meaning has been influenced by French aimable, Latin amabilis. Compare with amicable, amorous, amability.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Amiable(adj)

    lovable; lovely; pleasing

  2. Amiable(adj)

    friendly; kindly; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas

  3. Amiable(adj)

    possessing sweetness of disposition; having sweetness of temper, kind-heartedness, etc., which causes one to be liked; as, an amiable woman

  4. Amiable(adj)

    done out of love

  5. Origin: [F. amiable, L. amicabilis friendly, fr. amicus friend, fr. amare to love. The meaning has been influenced by F. aimable, L. amabilis lovable, fr. amare to love. Cf. Amicable, Amorous, Amability.]


Translations for amiable

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  • дружелюбен, приветлив, симпатичен, любезен, милBulgarian
  • elskværdigDanish
  • liebenswürdig, liebenswertGerman
  • amable, afableSpanish
  • avatudEstonian
  • rakastettava, ystävällinenFinnish
  • aimableFrench
  • grámharIrish
  • affettuoso, amabile, affabileItalian
  • 愛想のいいJapanese
  • whakahoahoa, hūmārikaMāori
  • милый, дружественный, приветливый, дружелюбный, симпатичный, добродушный, любезный, привлекательныйRussian

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