- to one's liking; pleasing: agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation.
- willing or ready to agree or consent: Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday?
- suitable; conformable (usually followed by to): practice agreeable to theory.
Origin of agreeable
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Examples from the Web for agreeableness
In kindergarten, agreeableness is indeed an asset—and the extroverts are the good students.The New Child-Testing Craze
Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman
February 17, 2010
The Shannon adds not a little to the convenience and agreeableness of a residence so near it.A Tour in Ireland
He reveals every day some new trait of interest or agreeableness.Evenings at Donaldson Manor
Maria J. McIntosh
There was a purposeful look behind his set smile of agreeableness.The Lady Doc
Nothing could exceed the agreeableness of the life we led at Tixall.The Greville Memoirs
Charles C. F. Greville
What shall I say, or rather not say, of the cheerfulness and agreeableness of her humor?The Diary of John Evelyn, Volume II (of 2)
- pleasing; pleasant
- prepared to consent
- (foll by to or with) in keeping; consistentsalaries agreeable with current trends
- (foll by to) to one's likinghe said the terms were not agreeable to him
Word Origin and History for agreeableness
late 14c., "to one's liking," from Old French agreable (12c., Modern French agréable) "pleasing, in agreement, consenting, thankful," from agreer "to please" (see agree). Related: Agreeably.