- Antonyms of AMENABLE
naughty, wayward, ill-bred, disinclined, bad, ungovernable, noncompliant, defiant, refractory, obstinate, peevish, insubordinate, headstrong, loath, pigheaded, perverse, undisciplined, restive, unruly, inflexible, Incompliant, insurgent, impolite, dissident, untoward, opinionated, intractable, exempt, obdurate, firm, balky, stubborn, mulish, irresponsible, nonconformist, contumacious, rude, unsusceptible, dogged, self-willed, determined, impudent, recalcitrant, immune, hardheaded, insolent, uncontrollable, reticent, obstreperous, Misbehaving, disorderly, wild, rebellious, errant, reluctant, unamenable, insusceptible, rebel, resolute, willful, unmanageable, disobedient, ill-mannered, resistant, mutinous, froward, unaccountable, contrary, averse, wilful, disrespectful, mischievous, unyielding, unwilling.
- 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