Student Thesaurus

One entry found for amenity.
Entry Word: amenity
Function: noun
Text: 1 an act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners <an unhappy, bickering couple who, at least in public, observe all the amenities of polite behavior> -- see CIVILITY 1
2 something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary <we don't need an expensive hotel with all the amenities--just a place to sleep> -- see LUXURY 1
3 something that adds to one's ease <that campground has so many of the amenities of home that it is best left to those who only like to pretend they are camping> -- see COMFORT 2
4 the state or quality of having a pleasant or agreeable manner in socializing with others <at the nursing home Mr. Crawford's natural amenity charms the ladies and puts the men at ease> -- see AMIABILITY 1