- Antonyms of AMENABLE
averse, bad, balky, contrary, contumacious, defiant, determined, disinclined, disobedient, disorderly, disrespectful, dissident, dogged, errant, exempt, firm, froward, hardheaded, headstrong, ill-bred, ill-mannered, immune, impolite, impudent, inflexible, insolent, insubordinate, insurgent, insusceptible, intractable, irresponsible, loath, mischievous, mulish, mutinous, naughty, noncompliant, nonconformist, obdurate, obstinate, obstreperous, opinionated, peevish, perverse, pigheaded, rebel, rebellious, recalcitrant, refractory, reluctant, resistant, resolute, restive, reticent, rude, self-willed, stubborn, unaccountable, unamenable, uncontrollable, undisciplined, ungovernable, unmanageable, unruly, unsusceptible, untoward, unwilling, unyielding, wayward, wild, wilful, willful, Incompliant, Misbehaving.
- Examples of usage:
- He no longer suspected the Indian of being a spy but on the contrary perceived that he was in the act of tracking some individual or individuals more amenable to this suspicion - "The White Gauntlet" by Mayne Reid
- If you show yourself amenable to reason I shall consider you a wife to be proud of and there is no ambition which we need cherish in vain if we are to live our lives together - "The House by the Lock" by C. N. Williamson
- The condition is not amenable to surgical treatment - "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson