Definition for A'MI-A-BLE

A'MI-A-BLE, a. [Fr. amiable; L. amabilis, from amo, to love.]

  1. Lovely; worthy of love; deserving of affection; applied usually to persons. But in Ps. lxxxiv. 1, there is an exception: "How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord!"
  2. Pretending or showing love. Lay amiable siege to the honesty of this Ford's wife. – Shak. But this use is not legitimate.

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