amenities

[ uh-men-i-tee, uh-mee-ni- ]SEE DEFINITION OF amenities

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AMENITIES

These were the current amenities of his two friends since Dubuche had attended the School of Arts.

After these amenities, Lépine produced the demoustached photographs.

The elder Disraeli has a chapter on this subject in his Amenities of Literature.

Maget turned, having forgotten the amenities of life in the excitement.

Whatever knowledge he had of the amenities of life had almost been forgotten.

But a union with Eleanor Eden would have supplied to him the amenities of life.

The reason of this lack of the amenities of life is not far to seek.

Mr. Beebe, at leisure for life's amenities, leant over his Rectory gate.

He had found these amenities agreeable to his ingenuous age.

He wished his cousin would get through with these amenities.

WORD ORIGIN

"creature comforts of a town, house, etc." 1908, plural of amenity. Latin amoena, plural of amoenus, also was used as a noun with a sense of "pleasant places."

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