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Synonyms for amiable
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amiable, good-humored, good-humoured(adj)

    disposed to please

    "an amiable villain with a cocky sidelong grin"- Hal Hinson

    Synonyms:
    good-humored, good-humoured, genial, cordial, affable

    Antonyms:
    ill-natured, unfriendly

  2. affable, amiable, cordial, genial(adj)

    diffusing warmth and friendliness

    "an affable smile"; "an amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting"; "a genial host"

    Synonyms:
    good-humored, good-humoured, cordial, kind, affable, mental, genial

    Antonyms:
    unfriendly, ill-natured

Wiktionary

  1. amiable(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    likable

  2. amiable(adjective)

    Friendly; kind; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas.

    Synonyms:
    likable

  3. amiable(adjective)

    Possessing sweetness of disposition; having sweetness of temper; kindhearted; which causes one to be liked; as, an amiable person.

    Synonyms:
    likable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. amiable

    Amiable combines the senses of lovable or lovely and loving; the amiable character has ready affection and kindliness for others, with the qualities that are adapted to win their love; amiable is a higher and stronger word than good-natured or agreeable. Lovely is often applied to externals; as, a lovely face. Amiable denotes a disposition desirous to cheer, please, and make happy. A selfish man of the world may have the art to be agreeable; a handsome, brilliant, and witty person may be charming or even attractive, while by no means amiable. The engaging, winning, and winsome add to amiability something of beauty, accomplishments, and grace. The benignant are calmly kind, as from a height and a distance. Kind, good-natured people may be coarse and rude, and so fail to be agreeable or pleasing; the really amiable are likely to avoid such faults by their earnest desire to please. The good-natured have an easy disposition to get along comfortably with every one in all circumstances. A sweet disposition is very sure to be amiable, the loving heart bringing out all that is lovable and lovely in character.

    Synonyms:
    agreeable, attractive, benignant, engaging, gentle, good-natured, harming, kind, lovable, lovely, loving, pleasant, pleasing, sweet, winning, winsome

    Antonyms:
    acrimonious, churlish, crabbed, cruel, crusty, disagreeable, dogged, gruff, hateful, ill-conditioned, ill-humored, ill-natured, ill-tempered, morose, sour, sullen, surly, unamiable, unlovely

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. amiable(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lovable, lovely, sweet, engaging, charming, winning, facile, benignant, benign, sweet-tempered, kind-hearted, tender-hearted, worthy of love

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. amiable(a)

    Synonyms:
    gracious, good-natured, benign, obliging, benignant, affable

    Antonyms:
    unamiable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "amiable":

    amicable, friendly, cordial, lovable

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

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    Synonyms:
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How to use amiable in a sentence?

  1. John Adams:

    Human nature itself is evermore an advocate for liberty. There is also in human nature a resentment of injury, and indignation against wrong. A love of truth and a veneration of virtue. These amiable passions, are the latent spark... If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what better principle can the friends of mankind apply than to the sense of this difference?

  2. Sophie Swetchine:

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

  3. Charles Caleb Colton:

    The greatest and most amiable privilege which the rich enjoy over the poor is that which they exercise the least--the privilege of making others happy.

  4. John Henry Newman:

    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.

  5. Queen Victoria:

    I am every day more convinced that we women, if we are to be good women, feminine and amiable and domestic, are not fitted to reign; at least it is they that drive themselves to the work which it entails.

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Translations for amiable

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  • وديArabic
  • дружелюбен, приветлив, симпатичен, любезен, милBulgarian
  • elskværdigDanish
  • liebenswürdig, liebenswertGerman
  • ευγενικόςGreek
  • amable, afableSpanish
  • avatudEstonian
  • دوستانهPersian
  • rakastettava, ystävällinenFinnish
  • aimableFrench
  • grámharIrish
  • सुHindi
  • affettuoso, amabile, affabileItalian
  • 愛想のいいJapanese
  • whakahoahoa, hūmārikaMāori
  • amávelPortuguese
  • милый, дружественный, приветливый, дружелюбный, симпатичный, добродушный, любезный, привлекательныйRussian

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