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amenity


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amenity  \A*men"i*ty\,  n.;  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amenity 
  n  :  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}]  [ant:  {disagreeableness}] 




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