amenity

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Amenity \A*men"i*ty\, noun; pl. {Amenities}. [F. am['e]nit['e], L. amoenitas, fr. amoenus pleasant.] The quality of being pleasant or agreeable, whether in respect to situation, climate, manners, or disposition; pleasantness; civility; suavity; gentleness.

A sweetness and amenity of temper. --Buckle.

This climate has not seduced by its amenities. --W. Howitt. Amenorrhea --AS

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

amenity

noun

1: pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions; "a well trained staff saw to the agreeableness of our accommodations"; "he discovered the amenities of reading at an early age" [syn: {agreeableness}, {amenity}] [ant: {disagreeableness}]


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