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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

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

People care more about being thought to have taste than about being thought either good, clever or amiable.
Samuel Butler

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
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