1. Lovable; lovely; pleasing. [Obs. or R.]
So amiable a prospect. --Sir T. Herbert.
2. Friendly; kindly; sweet; gracious; as, an amiable temper or mood; amiable ideas.
3. Possessing sweetness of disposition; having sweetness of temper, kind-heartedness, etc., which causes one to be liked; as, an amiable woman.
4. Done out of love. [Obs.]
Lay an amiable siege to the honesty of this Ford's wife. --Shak.
adj 1: disposed to please; "an amiable villain with a cocky
sidelong grin"- Hal Hinson [syn: good-humored, good-humoured]
2: diffusing warmth and friendliness; "an affable smile"; "an
amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial
greeting"; "a genial host" [syn: affable, cordial, genial]