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 Dictionary entry overview: What does amiability mean? 

  The noun AMIABILITY has 2 senses:

1. a cheerful and agreeable mood
2. a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)

  Familiarity information: AMIABILITY used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1amiability [BACK TO TOP]


A cheerful and agreeable mood

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions


amiability; good humor; good humour; good temper

Hypernyms ("amiability" is a kind of...):

humor; humour; mood; temper (a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "amiability"):

jolliness; jollity; joviality (feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor)

Sense 2amiability [BACK TO TOP]


A disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


affability; geniality; bonhomie; amiableness; affableness; amiability

Hypernyms ("amiability" is a kind of...):

friendliness (a friendly disposition)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "amiability"):

condescendingness; condescension (affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank)

mellowness (geniality, as through the effects of alcohol or marijuana)

sweetness and light (a mild reasonableness)

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