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Definition of Amiable

Amiable

  1. Lovable; lovely; pleasing.
  2. Friendly; kindly; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas.
  3. Possessing sweetness of disposition; having sweetness of temper, kind-heartedness, etc., which causes one to be liked; as, an amiable woman.
  4. Done out of love.

Amiable Quotations

There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions.
Jane Austen

It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.
Benjamin Disraeli

The idea for which this nation stands will not survive if the highest goal free man can set themselves is an amiable mediocrity. Excellence implies striving for the highest standards in every phase of life.
John W. Gardner

In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
John Henry Newman

Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as discernment.
Lord Byron
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