A'MIABLE, a. L. amabilis; from amo, to love.
1. Lovely; worth of love; deserving of affection; applied usually to persons. But in Ps. 84:1, there is an exception, "How amiable are the tabernacles, O Lord."
2. Pretending or showing love.
Lay amiable siege to the honesty of this Ford's wife.
But this use is not legitimate.