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- n. The state or quality of being amicable or friendly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being amicable; friendliness; amicableness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being amicable; amicableness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a disinclination to quarrel
- n. having a disposition characterized by warmth and friendliness
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I can't get over the suspicion that Bush himself has disengaged, which is why the amicability is there.
In the past few months, despite frequent skirmishes, they had settled into an amicability that had been surprising.
Drinking the bitter root extract is an acquired taste, but the effects are quite pleasant -- mild euphoria, amicability and greatly reduced anxiety.
It is best to resolve these things with the appearance of amicability, if possible.
Mr. Archer has compared the hero with Colonel Newcome, whose loquacious amicability he does share, but Stockmann's character has much more energy and initiative than Colonel Newcome's, whom we could never fancy rousing himself "to purge society."
For the Shias, Ghame Hussain is an important issue of Faith but at the same time mutual coexistence and amicability becomes the core guideline.
I must turn back to Altman as sui generis: his perverse amicability, his love of jazz, and his incessant though unobtrusive experimentation.
BILL SCHNEIDER, CNN, SENIOR POLITICAL ANALYST: I do think it was a missed opportunity for Barack Obama because, you know, if the debate ended up a draw and there was amicability between the two of them.
As a side note and explanation of our amicability in disagreement, liberals are not generally violent by nature nor by any means monopolitistic.
Like Cathie and Chip, I know so many wonderful souls who went to Duke U. and my feelings for the student body have risen to amicability over the last 15 years (even as my hatred of their basektball team has risen exponentially).