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amiable

a·mi·a·ble

amiable

 
 
pronunciation:
eI mi bl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: 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.
synonyms:
affable, agreeable, amicable, companionable, congenial, friendly, genial, good-humored, good-natured, nice, pleasant, sociable
antonyms:
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
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derivations: amiably (adj.), amiability (n.)
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