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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

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

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

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

I must have read every issue of 'Punch' published in the 20th century, and I think in the process I picked up the true voice of English humour - that amiable, fairly liberal, laconic voice which you find in something like 'Three Men in a Boat.'
Terry Pratchett
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