Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being agreeable; easiness of disposition; agreeableness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Easiness of disposition.
  • noun The quality of being, or making one's self, agreeable; agreeableness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The property of being agreeable.
  • noun countable The result, product, or an instance of being agreeable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a temperamental disposition to be agreeable

Etymologies

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Middle English, equivalent to agree +‎ -ability

Examples

  • Take, for instance, the research on agreeability, a highly stable characteristic not hard to decipher.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • And if you pay attention to the specific qualities psychologists use in their own casual talk, you will begin to realize that they are invoking the explanatory power of five traits in particular: openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeability, and neuroticism.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Take, for instance, the research on agreeability, a highly stable characteristic not hard to decipher.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Of course, what constitutes reasonable walking distance will depend on the agreeability of the walk.

    Smart growth bill capitalizes on Maryland transit

  • Franzen has created a pretty interesting character, Patty, a woman of our generation, and the New Yorker excerpt was seductive: Franzen was being quite perceptive about what could be called the debilitating female agreeability gene.

    Nina Burleigh: Franzen's Female Trouble

  • And if you pay attention to the specific qualities psychologists use in their own casual talk, you will begin to realize that they are invoking the explanatory power of five traits in particular: openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeability, and neuroticism.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Franzen has created a pretty interesting character, Patty, a woman of our generation, and the New Yorker excerpt was seductive: Franzen was being quite perceptive about what could be called the debilitating female agreeability gene.

    Nina Burleigh: Franzen's Female Trouble

  • Her change from anger to sweet agreeability puzzled him.

    Scarlet Nights

  • They seemed not to be gaffes at all, but a preemptive shedding of her enlightened, liberal, populist impulses in favor of centrist agreeability.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • They seemed not to be gaffes at all, but a preemptive shedding of her enlightened, liberal, populist impulses in favor of centrist agreeability.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

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