"friendly, courteous," early 15c., from Old French amable, from Latin amabilem "lovely," from amare "to love" (see Amy). Related: Amably; amability.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for amable
But I have disdainfully refused the hand of Amable Bricourt—that is my crime.
To tell the truth, Amable Bricourt had gone to Toulon to spend the day with some friends in a billiard-saloon.
They drank one glass of brandy, then two, then three, and old Amable once more began wandering through the assembly.
Then old Amable, vanquished, without uttering a word, climbed back to his loft.
Jean Magliss, he dance every night now with Amable Morin's girl.The Cobbler In The Devil's Kitchen
Mary Hartwell Catherwood