amenability


amenability
I noun accessibleness, accommodativeness, acquiescence, adaptability, agreeableness, compliance, compliancy, conformability, docility, ductility, flexibility, flexibleness, inclination, influenceability, malleability, manageability, mansuetude, obligingness, persuasibility, placability, plasticity, pliability, pliancy, readiness, receptiveness, responsiveness, servility, submission, submissiveness, tractability, versatility, willingness, yieldingness II index decorum, liability, responsibility (accountability)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Amenability — A*me na*bil i*ty, n. The quality of being amenable; amenableness. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amenability — (n.) 1761; see AMENABLE (Cf. amenable) + ITY (Cf. ity) …   Etymology dictionary

  • amenability — amenable ► ADJECTIVE 1) willing to respond to persuasion or suggestions. 2) (amenable to) capable of being acted on. DERIVATIVES amenability noun amenably adverb. ORIGIN from Old French amener bring to , from Latin minari threaten …   English terms dictionary

  • amenability — noun see amenable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amenability — See amenable. * * * …   Universalium

  • amenability — noun The state or quality of being amenable …   Wiktionary

  • amenability — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of willingly carrying out the wishes of others: acquiescence, amenableness, compliance, compliancy, deference, obedience, submission, submissiveness, tractability, tractableness. See RESIST …   English dictionary for students

  • amenability — n. good will; tendency to agree, agreeableness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amenability — n. Accountability, liability, responsibility, answerableness, amenableness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • amenability — n 1. agreeableness, agreeability, reasonableness; compliancy, pliancy, flexibility, conformability, adaptability; yieldingness, acquiescence, sub missiveness, deference, obedience; docility, manageability, manageableness, governability,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder