Definition for AM'I-CA-BLE

AM'I-CA-BLE, a. [L. amicabilis, from amicus, a friend, from amo to love.]

  1. Friendly; peaceable; harmonious in social or mutual transactions; usually applied to the dispositions of men who have business with each other, or to their intercourse and transactions; as, nations or men have come to an amicable adjustment of their differences.
  2. Disposed to peace and friendship; as an amicable temper. [But rarely applied to a single person.]

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