Example sentences for: amiable

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

  • Like some of the petulant letter-writers who have been weighing in on our exchange, Morris' premise seems to be that Reagan was, as Clark Clifford once put it, an "amiable dunce."

  • 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.

  • Adolphe Pons bought it in 1933 and passed it on to his son Joe, who is an amiable old gentleman now, padding around in a "Cigar Ran Here First" cap and looking like you could not pay him a million dollars to get worked up over anything.

  • I'm thinking in particular of Frances McDormand's unflappable pregnant cop in Fargo ; John Turturro's Barton Fink, the mediocre leftist playwright who tries to go Hollywood; and in the new film, Jeff Bridges' incarnation of Jeff Lebowski, a k a the Dude, an amiable stoner who is drawn into a Big Sleep -inspired kidnap scheme.

  • Clinton comes through, in Reich's account, as an amiable man, a good politician, and a great preacher, who is nonetheless unprincipled, indecisive, and overwhelmed by the responsibilities that come with the presidency.


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