[ uh-gree-uh-buhl ]
/ əˈgri ə bəl /


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

1350–1400; Middle English agreable < Anglo-French. See agree, -able
Related formsa·gree·a·bil·i·ty, a·gree·a·ble·ness, nouna·gree·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for agreeableness


/ (əˈɡrɪəbəl) /


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
Derived Formsagreeableness, nounagreeably, adverb
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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.

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