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Definition of "amiableness" [a•mi•a•ble•ness]

  • The state or quality of being amiable. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "amiableness" in a sentence
  • "The social virtues must, therefore, be allowed to have a natural beauty and amiableness, which, at first, antecedent to all precept or education, recommends them to the esteem of uninstructed mankind, and engages their affections."
  • "O my dear Lady G.! said Emily, as we followed the meek-eyed goddess of wisdom [such her air, her manner, her amiableness, seemed in my thought, at that time, to make her], never, never, was such graciousness!"
  • "“We cannot prove to the contrary, to be sure; but I wish you a better fate, Miss Price, than to be the wife of a man whose amiableness depends upon his own sermons; for though he may preach himself into a good – humour every Sunday, it will be bad enough to have him quarrelling about green geese from Monday morning till Saturday night.”"