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- n. Plural form of amenity.
- n. The quality of being pleasant or agreeable, whether in respect to situation, climate, manners, or disposition; pleasantness; civility; suavity; gentleness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. things that make you comfortable and at ease.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. things that make you comfortable and at ease
"It's the, what they call the amenities," the governor continued.
But what it might lack in amenities, the lodge makes up for in the volcanic views, blizzards of butterflies, and the weapons-grade margaritas.
Most lodging will be on the first floor and relatively accessible, however certain amenities commonly found in the United States may be lacking (such as grab bars in rest rooms to assist persons with disabilities).
In what has been called an "amenities arms race," many hotels now use luxury mattresses that weigh more than 100 pounds.
We find that the mean valuation of amenities is positive and substantial.
These findings imply that hospitals may have an incentive to compete in amenities, with potentially important implications for welfare.
The coal pits are extending their shafts and workings northward, his park will soon be undermined, and the "amenities" -- to use the auctioneers 'phrase -- will soon no longer exist.
The naturalist spent most of her life here, away from the so-called amenities of civilization.
Many of the things we have called amenities here are subject to full-fledged economic uses necessary to the region's wellbeing and not usually in great conflict with scenic and ecological values if they are carried out right.
As for the so-called amenities of civilized life, what are they worth to one who, like me, has no longer the means of enjoying them?