Definition of amiableness in English:



  • See amiable

    • ‘Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with uselessness, with the vanity of fashionable life.’
    • ‘But when she meets an unusual customer with an affinity for French films, his beautiful smile and amiableness melt her.’
    • ‘The images, varying in scale, approach and depiction, present a range of emotions and attitudes, all traveling forward to the next era with various degrees of purpose, amiableness and likelihood.’
    • ‘Mr. Knightley expressed his disapproval of Frank's behavior and Emma's vision of him by contrasting what he called French amiableness with English amiableness.’