|part of speech:
||characterized by or showing a friendly disposition; free of ill will; congenial.
The flight attendant was amiable and wasn't visibly offended by the passenger's thoughtless remark.He wasn't the most efficient at his job, but he was amiable and well-liked.Their relationship remained relatively amiable even after they divorced.
- affable, agreeable, amicable, companionable, congenial, friendly, genial, good-humored, good-natured, nice, pleasant, sociable
- sour, surly, truculent, unfriendly
- similar words:
- accessible, accommodating, approachable, charming, communicative, convivial, delightful, easygoing, engaging, gentle, gracious, hearty, likable, neighborly, pleasing, unreserved, well-mannered, willing, winning
||chatty, complaisant, cordial, favorable, mild, obliging, sociable, social, sunny, warm
||amiably (adj.), amiability (n.)