- characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable: an amicable settlement.
Origin of amicable
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Hasilrig was one of the Rumpers present; but, as most of the others were of the Monk party, the conference was not unamicable.
- characterized by friendlinessan amicable agreement
C15: from Late Latin amīcābilis, from Latin amīcus friend; related to amāre to love
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Word Origin and History for unamicable
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