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 Meanings and Examples of AMENABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable
Classic Sentence:
1  The child could not be made amenable to rules.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
2  I say again,' said my aunt, 'nobody knows what that man's mind is except myself; and he's the most amenable and friendly creature in existence.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
3  The "amens" and "dat's de truf" that come spontaneously from the coloured individuals are calculated to spur any speaker on to his best efforts.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
4  Everything in her surroundings ministered to feelings of ease and amenity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
5  "But for you and me, old fellow, it's time to drop these amenities," continued Dolokhov, as if he found particular pleasure in speaking of this subject which irritated Denisov.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  I find him amenable to argument.
2  The manager was most amenable: nothing was too much trouble.
3  She might be more amenable to the idea if you explained how much money it would save.
4  He was amenable to any suggestions that came from those he looked up to.
5  This spacious travel amenity kit lets you bring all the comforts of home.
6  A sauna in the hotel would be a useful amenity.
7  Many of the houses lacked even basic amenities.
8  The campsite is close to all local amenities.
9  Other amenities, less commonly available, include a library and exercise room.
10  The council has some spare cash which it proposes to spend on public amenities.
11  In addition to the customary amenities for the business traveler-fax machines, modems, a health club-the hotel offers the services of a butler versed in the social courtesies.