- 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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Historical Examples of unamiably
And so Tiverton dispersed, unamiably, and with its public pride hurt to the quick.Meadow Grass
Phillis and Amyntas reappear and carry on a conversation, not unamiably, in a sort of hexametrical stichomythia.Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama
Walter W. Greg
Their national antipathies were, indeed, in that age, unreasonably and unamiably strong.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
But he was pleased, nevertheless; and presently he asked me, not unamiably, to punish his claret again.In Search of the Unknown
Robert W. Chambers
- having or displaying a pleasant or agreeable nature; friendly