To say amenities at Bowens Island are minimal is an understated joke.
The plane was overflowing with a cornucopia of luxury food and amenities, as if destined for Paris.
People think, why not move south, where amenities are in abundance?
All of these amenities are, of course, in addition to the basic issue of getting there.
But all those toys and amenities are useless without electricity.
To them the Americans seemed to lack a proper knowledge of the amenities of life.
He wished his cousin would get through with these amenities.
Their fever is fed for months and years by the discomforts and amenities of city life.
I don't wonder that the amenities of life have somewhat escaped the poor man.
He talked of spring and flowers, quoted poets and added the treasures of a well-stored mind to the amenities of the day.
"creature comforts of a town, house, etc." 1908, plural of amenity. Latin amoena, plural of amoenus, also was used as a noun with a sense of "pleasant places."
late 14c., "quality of being pleasant or agreeable," from Old French amenite, from Latin amoenitatem (nominative amoenitas) "delightfulness, pleasantness," from amoenus "pleasant," perhaps related to amare "to love" (see Amy).