Amenity - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈmenəti|  American pronunciation of the word amenity
Brit.  |əˈmiːnɪti|  British pronunciation of the word amenity

noun

- pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions (syn: agreeableness)

Examples

The hotel has every amenity you could want.

...an unhappy, bickering couple who, at least in public, observe all the amenities of polite behavior...

The hotel is in the city centre, close to shops and local amenities.

houses that lack basic amenities (=basic things that people need, such as heat and running water)

In amenity of life, his Court had been a Moorish rather than a Gothic Court.

The town's amenities include three swimming pools and several parks.

Word forms

noun
singular: amenity
plural: amenities
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