amenity[ uh-men-i-tee, uh-mee-ni- ]SEE DEFINITION OF amenity
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It was commercial amenity, but I had been a stranger to amenity in that connection.
The form of amenity expected from her, in relation to her brother, was not exhibited.
Every one has some amenity—some sweeter, gentler spot in the character.
Mr. Burnet describes him as remarkable for amenity as for probity and learning.
She greeted Lothair with calmness but amenity, and took his offered arm.
It was about the only amenity that survived between father and son.
Perhaps Bear Cat was too excited to recognize that proffer of amenity.
Louie discouraged the second amenity, which was a shy motion as if to embrace her.
Meanwhile, he enjoyed 202 High as the quintessence of youth's amenity.
They want, not art, but amenity; whether they get it is another matter.
late 14c., "quality of being pleasant or agreeable," from Old French amenite, from Latin amoenitatem (nominative amoenitas) "delightfulness, pleasantness," from amoenus "pleasant," perhaps related to amare "to love" (see Amy).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AMENITY
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