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Characterized by or exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; friendly.

[Middle English, from Late Latin amīcābilis, from Latin amīcus, friend.]

am′i·ca·bil′i·ty, am′i·ca·ble·ness n.
am′i·ca·bly adv.
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Noun1.amicability - a disinclination to quarrel
friendliness - a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company
2.amicability - having a disposition characterized by warmth and friendlinessamicability - having a disposition characterized by warmth and friendliness
friendliness - a friendly disposition
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