the caliber of becoming amiable amiableness sweetness of disposition
- a cheerful and pleasant state of mind
- a disposition becoming friendly and approachable (an easy task to communicate with)
- the standard of being amiable; amiableness; sweetness of personality.
1807; see amiable + -ity. Amiableness is recorded from 1530s.
(letter.) The quality of being amiable; amiableness; sweetness of personality.
The great amiability and childlike simplicity of Ampere's character are well brought out in his Journal et correspondence (Paris, 1872).