- having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities; affable: an amiable disposition.
- friendly; sociable: an amiable greeting; an amiable gathering.
- agreeable; willing to accept the wishes, decisions, or suggestions of another or others.
- Obsolete. lovable or lovely.
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Related Words for amiablyhappily, beautifully, perfectly, pleasantly, admirably, finely, kindly, cordially, gently, respectfully, graciously, amiably, attentively, tactfully, fairly, generously, positively, approvingly, enthusiastically, courteously
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Historical Examples of amiably
He now remembered how the Emperor, meeting him on the Nevsky, had amiably congratulated him.Father Sergius
"Let us find her together," he said amiably, and so turned and went with her towards the archway.The Snare
"Why certainly," he assented, amiably, as he stood looking down at her.The Market-Place
“Gentlemen, the landscape fairly bristles with artillery,” he said amiably.The Coyote
“Well, go ahead and blow it, then,” suggested Creede amiably.Hidden Water
- having or displaying a pleasant or agreeable nature; friendly