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amenability

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of amenability

  1. 1 a desire or disposition to please our circle of friends tends to take advantage of Will's amenability, usually not even bothering to ask him what he wants to do Synonyms of amenability complaisance, amiability, good-naturednessWords Related to amenability affability, amicability, amicableness, congeniality, cordiality, friendliness, geniality, sociability; agreeableness, graciousness, pleasantness; kindheartedness, kindliness, warmheartedness; acquiescence, compliance, docility, passivity, submissivenessNear Antonyms of amenability disagreeableness, sullenness, surliness, ungraciousness; disobedience, intractability, recalcitrance

  2. 2 cheerful readiness to do something our cat Figaro hasn't shown much amenability to going outside now that the weather's cold Synonyms of amenability alacrity, gameness, goodwill, obligingness, willingnessWords Related to amenability celerity, quickness, rapidity, speed, speediness, swiftness; dispatch, promptitude, promptness; ardor, avidity, eagerness, enthusiasm, exuberance, fervor, gusto, keenness, relish, zeal, zest; agreeableness, geniality, good-naturedness, heartiness, warmth; open-mindedness, receptiveness, receptivity, responsivenessNear Antonyms of amenability leisureliness, pokiness, slowness, sluggishness; apathy, disinterestedness, halfheartedness, indifference, lukewarmness, perfunctoriness; delay, dilatoriness, doubt, equivocation, hesitance, hesitancy, hesitation, reluctance, reservation, reticence, uncertainty, vacillation; disinclination, indisposition, recalcitrance, resistance, unwillingness; antipathy, averseness, aversion


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