noun (-es)
Etymology: Latin amabilitat-, amabilitas, from amabilis + -tat-, -tas -ty

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  • Amability — Am a*bil i*ty, n. [L. amabilitas.] Lovableness. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] Note: The New English Dictionary (Murray) says this word is usefully distinct from Amiability. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amiable — A mi*a*ble, a. [F. amiable, L. amicabilis friendly, fr. amicus friend, fr. amare to love. The meaning has been influenced by F. aimable, L. amabilis lovable, fr. amare to love. Cf. {Amicable}, {Amorous}, {Amability}.] 1. Lovable; lovely; pleasing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Courtesy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Courtesy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 courtesy courtesy Sgm: N 1 respect respect &c. 928 Sgm: N 1 good manners good manners good behavior good breeding Sgm: N 1 manners manners Sgm: N 1 politeness …   English dictionary for students

  • amable — (adj.) friendly, courteous, early 15c., from O.Fr. amable, from L. amabilem lovely, from amare to love (see AMY (Cf. Amy)). Related: Amably; amability …   Etymology dictionary

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