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Definition of Agreeable


  1. Pleasing, either to the mind or senses; pleasant; grateful; as, agreeable manners or remarks; an agreeable person; fruit agreeable to the taste.
  2. Willing; ready to agree or consent.
  3. Agreeing or suitable; conformable; correspondent; concordant; adapted; -- followed by to, rarely by with.
  4. In pursuance, conformity, or accordance; -- in this sense used adverbially for agreeably; as, agreeable to the order of the day, the House took up the report.

Agreeable Quotations

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
Winston Churchill

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
Johann Sebastian Bach

Happiness: an agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Ambrose Bierce

Hope, deceiving as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Benjamin Disraeli
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Agreeable Translations

agreeable in Afrikaans is heerlik, aangenaam, lekker
agreeable in Danish is behagelig
agreeable in Dutch is aangenaam, behaaglijk, genoeglijk
agreeable in German is angenehm
agreeable in Latin is facilis, iucundus, dulcis, acceptus
agreeable in Spanish is conforme, grato, agradable
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