Usage examples for amiable

  1. However, Nejdanov was more amused than annoyed with the whole proceeding, and the amiable hostess, Valentina Mihailovna, seemed to him to be an intelligent woman, who was aware that she was playing a part, but pleased to think that there was someone else intelligent enough to understand her. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  2. Ashton replied, " She is not called half as beautiful, but she is much more amiable; but see there she comes," continued he, as Fanny entered the room leaning on Stanton's arm. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  3. And- he added with the frankness which was one of his more amiable points- I rather like it. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing