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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

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

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

How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
William Ellery Channing

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

There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of passing life with an amiable woman.
Samuel Johnson
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