amabile

adjective
ama·​bi·​le | \ äˈmäbəˌlā, əˈ-, -lē \

Definition of amabile

: tender, gentle used as a direction in music

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First Known Use of amabile

circa 1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amabile

Italian, lovable, from Latin amabilis, from amare to love + -bilis capable or worthy of (being so acted upon)

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“Amabile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amabile. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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