• WordNet 3.6
    • n amenableness the trait of being cooperative
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Dynastic Amenities Dynastic Amenities
Golfing Amenities Golfing Amenities

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Amenableness The quality or state of being amenable; liability to answer charges; answerableness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n amenableness The state of being amenable; liability to answer; disposition to respond to; tractableness.
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  • Martin Luther
    “Here I stand; I can do no other. God help me. Amen!”
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    “To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer is to have kept your soul alive.”
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    “The Amen of nature is always a flower.”
  • Martin Luther
    “I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.”
  • Novalis Hardenberg
    Novalis Hardenberg
    “Love is the final end of the world's history, the Amen of the universe.”
  • Winston Churchill
    “Opening amenities are often opening inanities.”


Amen - Some use 'Amen' or 'Amen to that' as a way of agreeing with something that has just been said.


In literature:

The "amen" of Mr. Delancy was not audibly spoken, but it was deep-voiced in his heart.
"After the Storm" by T. S. Arthur
The accused in this case were amenable to the laws of Holland only.
"The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II." by John Lothrop Motley
On the banks of the Osage he fell in with two other young amen in as bad a plight as himself.
"The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill
One was that of a lady who was a "Singer of Amen," I remember.
"The Ancient Allan" by H. Rider Haggard
Then the high officers of State and the first priests of Amen and of the other gods.
"Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales" by Henry Rider Haggard
Amen, Amen, Goodman Andrews, said he: you see I am not afraid to say Amen.
"Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded" by Samuel Richardson
We have heard your prayers, your solemn groans and your reverential amens.
"Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Volume I" by Robert Green Ingersoll
Amen, Amen, Fiat, fiatur, ad differentiam papae.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III." by Francois Rabelais
It was right and true, no doubt; but wherefore could not I pronounce Amen?
"The Christian A Story" by Hall Caine
Amen, Amen, that is, Yea, yea, it shall be so.
"An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism" by Joseph Stump

In poetry:

"Amen!" the old man answered, as he brushed a
tear away,
And, kneeling by his hearthstone, said, with reverence,
"Let us pray."
"Mary Garvin" by John Greenleaf Whittier
By thine own eternal Spirit,
Rule in all our hearts alone:
By thine all-sufficient merit,
Raise us to thy glorious throne. Amen.
"Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus" by Charles Wesley
For Bruadar gape the grave,
Up-shovel for Smith the mould,
Amen, O King of the Sunday! Leave
Glinn in the Devil's hold.
Amen! ...
" A Curse" by Anonymous Irish
I have the keys of death and hell.
Amen." Thy record we receive,
And wait till thou our spirits seal,
And all in all forever live.
"Hymn 1" by Noah Calwell W Cannon
Bruadar and Smith and Glinn
May flails of sorrow flay!
Cause for lamenting, snares and cares
Be theirs for night and day!
Amen! ...
" A Curse" by Anonymous Irish
When bitterness, distrust, and awe
Dissolve, like ice in winter's thaw,
Beneath the genial touches of
Amenity, good will, and love.
"Christmas Bells" by Hattie Howard

In news:

ELBURN—The village of Elburn received a "clean and unqualified " rating for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2012, from its auditors, Lauterbach and Amen.
NEW YORK —Cintas Corp.'s new washable tuxedo earned the company the Editors' Choice Award for "Green Guest Amenities" on Sunday during the opening of the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (IHMRS).
Of course, there's also just relaxing on your spacious balcony and enjoying Waterstone 's most enticing amenity, the lake itself, providing breathtaking views and recreational opportunities.
The fully managed wi-fi backbone allows properties to offer the wi-fi Internet amenity to patrons without having to manage Internet service issues, worry about bandwidth, or offer customer support.
The Comcast Center, Philadelphia's newest — and highest — skyline addition, has a slew of modern amenities sure to draw leading office tenants.
So Calipari, in his typically amenable spirit, will switch things up.
Yurts come in a various sizes and have many amenities, including kitchens, heating and insulation systems, and bathrooms.
Amenities and activities are abundant in The Woodlands.
Each hotel has been awarded with Trip Advisor 's Certificate of Excellence and leverages unique features, amenities and services for an unforgettable vacation.
Ray Walker moved to Mountain Green from Huntsville for the amenities of a new subdivision.
Green retirement high rise offers amenities for aging population.
A disability advocacy group sued Alameda County's sheriff's department Thursday claiming its main jail lacks the amenities necessary to properly care for inmates with disabilities.
But the amenity for which the club is best known is its 2,500 acres of private skiing – more than many major public ski areas – and its ski-in, ski-out homes.
Golf course for amenities deal is bad for La Plata.
The eco park is planned to have four outdoor picnic areas, restored wetland habitats, an amenity pond that doubles as stormwater management, stream restoration and natural meadows.

In science:

The Ising model on diluted graph and strong amenability.
Anchored expansion, percolation and speed
However, it turns out that the class of functions amenable to singularity analysis satisfy this property.
Additive functionals on random search trees
O(|1 − z |b) f (z ) = O(|1 − z |a) and then f ⊙ g is also amenable to singularity analysis.
Additive functionals on random search trees
For quantum systems it is reasonable to expect that the finite temperature transport properties of integrable models will, in the near future, be amenable to rigorous analysis by mathematical techniques, for instance in the framework of the Bethe ansatz method.
Transport in one dimensional quantum systems
A group is amenable if it admits a finitely additive invariant probability measure.
Amenability via random walks