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a·men·i·ty

 (ə-mĕn′ĭ-tē, ə-mē′nĭ-)
n. pl. a·men·i·ties
1. The quality of being pleasant or attractive; agreeableness: "Everything in her surroundings ministered to feelings of ease and amenity" (Edith Wharton).
2. Something that contributes to physical or material comfort: amenities offered by the hotel.
3. A feature that increases attractiveness or value, especially of a piece of real estate or a geographic location.
4. amenities Social courtesies.

[Middle English amenite, from Old French, from Latin amoenitās, from amoenus, pleasant.]
Synonyms: amenity, comfort, convenience
These nouns denote something that increases physical ease or facilitates work: an apartment with amenities like air conditioning; a suite with all the comforts of home; a kitchen with every convenience.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amenities - things that make you comfortable and at easeamenities - things that make you comfortable and at ease; "all the comforts of home"
bread and butter, keep, livelihood, sustenance, living, support - the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
Translations
vybavenost
bekvemmeligheder
mukavuudet
pogodnosti
アメニティー
편의 시설
bekvämligheter
สิ่งอำนวยความสะดวก
tiện nghi

amenities

[əˈmiːnɪtiz] npl (= facilities) → aménagements mpl, équipements mpl
The hotel has very good amenities → L'hôtel est très bien aménagé.
basic amenities → éléments mpl de confort essentiel
public amenities → équipements mpl collectifs
local amenities (shops, libraries, schools)équipements mpl locaux
"close to all amenities" → "proche de toutes les commodités"

amenities

وَسَائِلُ الرَّاحَة vybavenost bekvemmeligheder Einrichtungen ανέσεις servicios mukavuudet aménagements pogodnosti strutture アメニティー 편의 시설 voorzieningen bekvemmeligheter udogodnienia facilidades, serviços удобства bekvämligheter สิ่งอำนวยความสะดวก olanaklar tiện nghi 配套设施
References in classic literature ?
But for you and me, old fellow, it's time to drop these amenities," continued Dolokhov, as if he found particular pleasure in speaking of this subject which irritated Denisov.
Without remarking that man-traps were not among the amenities of life, I said I supposed he was very skilful?
Beyond such amenities I had left my family severely alone.
Daughtry even encouraged this exchange of facial amenities for the purpose of deterring him from ever hoping to win ashore to the village of his birth.
The late Carleon Anthony, the poet, sang in his time of the domestic and social amenities of our age with a most felicitous versification, his object being, in his own words, "to glorify the result of six thousand years' evolution towards the refinement of thought, manners and feelings.
Beebe, at leisure for life's amenities, leant over his Rectory gate.
Nevertheless, on the pavement of the squalid and wide thoroughfare, whose poverty in all the amenities of life stood foolishly exposed by a mad profusion of gas-lights, their resemblance to each other was so pronounced as to strike the casual passers-by.
Also, to declare how astounded I have been by the amazing changes I have seen around me on every side, - changes moral, changes physical, changes in the amount of land subdued and peopled, changes in the rise of vast new cities, changes in the growth of older cities almost out of recognition, changes in the graces and amenities of life, changes in the Press, without whose advancement no advancement can take place anywhere.
Such bijou ne plus ultras, replete with all the amenities, do not, as I pointed out to Penfentenyou, transpire outside of England.
They were further silenced by Katharine's rather malicious determination not to help this young man, in whose upright and resolute bearing she detected something hostile to her surroundings, by any of the usual feminine amenities.
Having made his clerical toilet with due care in the morning, he was prepared only for those amenities of life which were suited to the well-adjusted stiff cravat of the period, and to a mind weighted with unpublished matter.
Not only can amenities create ancillary income for a community, but given today's resident preferences concerning what's available to them onsite, they can also mean the difference between a signed lease and an empty unit.