Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Amenableness.

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

  • noun The quality of being amenable; amenableness.

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  • noun The state or quality of being amenable.

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

  • noun the trait of being cooperative

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Examples

  • There'll be some who feel that Lodge still lets his man off lightly, and that the outward amenability of Wells's wife Jane as he takes each new mistress fails to register the price she paid.

    A Man of Parts by David Lodge – review

  • In proceedings last year, Judge Kaplan wrote, "Donziger's own words raise substantial questions as to his possible criminal liability and amenability to professional discipline."

    The Season of the Political Sting

  • For example, do individuals have a fixed capacity to regulate their emotions and attention or, as Buddhist tradition argues, their capacity for regulating these processes are greatly amenable to change suggesting similar degree of amenability of the behavioral and brain systems associated with these functions?

    Science at the Crossroads

  • For example, do individuals have a fixed capacity to regulate their emotions and attention or, as Buddhist tradition argues, their capacity for regulating these processes are greatly amenable to change suggesting similar degree of amenability of the behavioral and brain systems associated with these functions?

    Science at the Crossroads

  • For example, do individuals have a fixed capacity to regulate their emotions and attention or, as Buddhist tradition argues, their capacity for regulating these processes are greatly amenable to change suggesting similar degree of amenability of the behavioral and brain systems associated with these functions?

    Science at the Crossroads

  • In other words, to fulfill its role in our constitutional system, the Supreme Court must act in a manner that demonstrates its adherence to the demands of the law, not merely an amenability to political preferences.

    TRANSCRIPT: The Elena Kagan Hearings - Day 1

  • At the beginning, BB contestants were encouraged to, even originally hired on the likelihood of their amenability to, have sex with each other.

    Rewind TV: Big Brother; The X Factor; Dispatches

  • The success of NCTC planning hinges on the amenability of departments and agencies to its planning -- a coalition of the willing is required.

    Jeffrey D. Ratner: National Counterterrorism Planning: Who's Calling the Plays?

  • For example, do individuals have a fixed capacity to regulate their emotions and attention or, as Buddhist tradition argues, their capacity for regulating these processes are greatly amenable to change suggesting similar degree of amenability of the behavioral and brain systems associated with these functions?

    Science at the Crossroads

  • In other words, to fulfill its role in our constitutional system, the Supreme Court must act in a manner that demonstrates its adherence to the demands of the law, not merely an amenability to political preferences.

    TRANSCRIPT: The Elena Kagan Hearings - Day 1

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