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Definition of the adjective amiable

What does amiable mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more amiable / most amiable

  1. disposed to please
  2. diffusing warmth and friendliness

Alternative definition of the adjective amiable


  1. Friendly; kind; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas.
  2. Possessing sweetness of disposition; having sweetness of temper, kindhearted, etc., which causes one to be liked; as, an amiable person.

Definition of the adjective amiable for high school students

    • example: An amiable fellow, Harry got along with just about everyone.

The adjective amiable is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.


  1. Amiable was a British Thoroughbred racehorse that won the 1894 Epsom Oaks and 1,000 Guineas Stakes despite having severe stringhalt in both hind limbs. Amiable raced until she was three years old, retiring in 1895 to the Duke of Portland's Welbeck Stud. Plagued with fertility problems, Amiable was a failure as a broodmare and produced only one foal that survived to adulthood. She was pensioned for the last 11 years of her life and was euthanized at the age of 24 in November 1915.
    • born in (124 years ago)
  2. Amiable is a breed temperament.

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Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia (1915)

by James Orr

AMIABLE, a'mi-a-b'l (TTJ, ydhtdh, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Islam (1885)

Being a Cyclopaedia of the Doctrines, Rites, Ceremonies, and Customs, Together with the Technical and Theological Terms, of the Muhammadan Religion by Thomas Patrick Hughes

Amiable. Combined. Combined. Terrible. Amiable, The Quality, Vice, or Virtue of the Letter. Love. Love. Hatred. Desire. Attraction. Tho Elements. Air. Water. Earth. Fire. Air. (Arb&ah 'Andsir.) The Perfume of the Letter. Camphor. Honey. Saffron.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

As □□ our Latin words are of later importation they mostly belong to the written or orato- ric style, and are applied Physical good we can call Ami- lovely ; moral qualities we call amiable. cable, Lat. amicus, a friend, sometimes confounded with ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

AMIABLE. 'AMHAUA. of persons in any other part of the country, particularly in the use of the lance and the shield. This district also derives additional importance from the lofty mountain of Geshen, formerly the place where the king's sons were ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Shakespeare’s Sexual Puns and Their Significance (1989)

by Frankie Rubinstein

Amiable Amorous (obs.

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People care more about being thought to have taste than about being good, clever, or amiable. (Samuel Butler)
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Scrabble value of A1M3I1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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