Etymology: From French amiableFrench, amiable, from Latin amicabilis ("friendly"), from amicus ("friend"), from amare ("to love"). The meaning has been influenced by French aimable, Latin amabilis ("lovable"), from amare ("to love"). Compare with amicable, amorous, amability, Latin amat love.
- friendly, Friendly; kind; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas.
- Possessing sweetness of disposition; having sweetness of temper, kind-heartedness, etc., which causes one to be liked; as, an amiable woman.
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