amiably


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a·mi·a·ble

 (ā′mē-ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Friendly and agreeable in disposition; good-natured and likable.
2. Cordial; sociable; congenial: an amiable gathering.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin amīcābilis; see amicable.]

a′mi·a·bil′i·ty, a′mi·a·ble·ness n.
a′mi·a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.amiably - in an affable manneramiably - in an affable manner; "`Come and visit me,' he said amiably"
Translations
بِلَطافَة، بِوُد
laskavěpřívětivě
ælskværdigt
elskulega
hoş bir şekildetatlılıkla

amiably

[ˈeɪmɪəblɪ] ADVamablemente, afablemente

amiably

[ˈeɪmiəbli] adv [say, reply] → aimablement; [chat] → gentiment; [smile] → avec amabilité

amiably

advliebenswürdig; he very amiably offered to helper hat sich liebenswürdigerweise angeboten zu helfen

amiably

[ˈeɪmɪəblɪ] advaffabilmente

amiable

(ˈeimiəbl) adjective
likeable; pleasant and good-tempered.
ˌamiaˈbility noun
ˈamiably adverb
References in classic literature ?
Jo, laughed, and Meg sharply ordered her not to talk, then amiably promised to make her hair curl, and fell asleep to dream of living in her castle in the air.
She looked down as she said this, amiably bashful, with only one side glance at her companion to observe its effect on her.
Lorry, in his amiably shrewd way, "but all natural and right; so, take the lead, my dear friend, and keep it; it couldn't be in better hands.
remarked Camilla, amiably repressing a sob, while a hitch came into her upper lip, and her tears overflowed.
Simply pairs and groups of young men and women chattering amiably in front of their "bocks" or their "Americains.
At this eulogy, the Count swung his head very amiably, responded with a tolerably involved compliment, and finally left me a free field.
I could hardly repress a shuddering recoil as he came, bending amiably, and placed the tray before me on the table.
His countenance, by daylight, had a sort of amiably saturnine cast; he had a very large thin nose, and looked like a Spanish picture.
In the memory of his oldest acquaintance, Ruth's father had never done anything but drift amiably through life.
She spoke amiably, yet with the least hint of dismissal in her voice.
And then would sit amiably smiling and taking no notice of the reply or would sweetly glide off into a calculation of the number of letters she had lately received and answered or of the coffee-bearing power of Borrioboola-Gha.
Remarkable fact: that whole crowd, so tumultuous but a few moments before, now waited amiably on the word of the comedian; which proves the eternal truth, still experienced every day in our theatres, that the best means of making the public wait patiently is to assure them that one is about to begin instantly.