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Difference Between Amiable and Amicable

Difference Between Amiable and Amicable

Summary: Difference Between Amiable and Amicable is that Both the words are in positive sense ‘Amiable’ is used to describe a characteristics or trait of a person while ‘Amicable’ is used to describe an incident, situation and the relations between people.

Difference Between Amiable and Amicable

Amiable:-

Definition:- ‘Amiable’ is used to describe a characteristics or trait of a person.

Meaning:- Friendly, Pleasant-mannered, Good natured.

Example:-

  •  My friend Johnny is an amiable person.
  •  Malthus was amiable, weak and dependent on those about him.
  • It is good to work with him, he is an amiable and amusing fellow.

Amicable:-

Definition:- ‘Amicable’ is used to describe an incident, situation and the relations between people.

Meaning:- Peaceful, Civil, Courteous, Polite.

Example:-

  • They participated in the debate competition in an amicable way.
  • All countries should settle their disputes amicably.
  • His aunt and uncle had their amicable divorce.

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