Example sentences for: amiable

How can you use “amiable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Through all such intensely concocted efforts, year after year, set ablaze by fierce lights and lashed at by loud music, rows of tall, beautiful, amiable young women stride and pause and turn, obligingly decked in strands of rope, piles of feathers, patches of metal, mountains of taffeta.

  • In the pages of The Rules , men are a barely individualized collection of amiable dolts, but the Rules Girl is a particular social type--and it isn't the choosy free spirit lectured in such anti-feminist self-help books as Smart Women, Foolish Choices . The woman depicted as in need of the Rules is a voracious doormat, the sort of woman who sends men Hallmark greeting cards or long letters after a single date, who rummages in men's drawers and pockets, suggests couples therapy when brief relationships start to crumble, throws away a new boyfriend's old clothes, cleans (and redecorates) his apartment without asking, and refuses to see the most obvious signs of disengagement.

  • Enemy is a combination of the Latin in `not' + amicus `friend,' and is thus a doublet with inimical . That enemy could be related to amiable , is more than a little ironic.

  • It is impressive that such a warm and amiable fellow--and he was--could be so profoundly wrong at least twice.

  • This serialized myth presents a roster of stock characters--among them, the erotic dynamo, male; the erotic dynamo, female; the sexless genius, male only; the sexless workaholic, female only; the amiable doofus--to nobly embody or disgracefully lack the qualities we prize.


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