agreeable

[uh-gree-uh-buhl]
See more synonyms for agreeable on Thesaurus.com
adjective
  1. to one's liking; pleasing: agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation.
  2. willing or ready to agree or consent: Are you agreeable to my plans for Saturday?
  3. 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

Synonyms for agreeable

See more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018


Examples from the Web for agreeableness

Contemporary Examples of agreeableness

  • In kindergarten, agreeableness is indeed an asset—and the extroverts are the good students.

    The Daily Beast logo
    The New Child-Testing Craze

    Po Bronson, Ashley Merryman

    February 17, 2010

Historical Examples of agreeableness


British Dictionary definitions for agreeableness

agreeable

adjective
  1. pleasing; pleasant
  2. prepared to consent
  3. (foll by to or with) in keeping; consistentsalaries agreeable with current trends
  4. (foll by to) to one's likinghe said the terms were not agreeable to him
Derived Formsagreeableness, nounagreeably, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for agreeableness

agreeable

adj.

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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper