- Antonyms of AMENITY
basic, biliousness, boorishness, burden, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disagreeableness, discourtesy, essential, fundamental, fussiness, grumpiness, hostility, impoliteness, incivility, irascibility, irritability, millstone, must, necessity, orneriness, peevishness, petulance, quarrelsomeness, querulousness, requirement, rudeness, sourness, testiness, unfriendliness, ungraciousness, unpleasantness, vinegar, weight, Churlishness, cantankerousness, grouchiness, irascibleness.
- Examples of usage:
- There was something so striking in this man's attitude at a moment of deadly peril that Brackenbury was overcome with respectful admiration; nor was he less sensible to the charm of his conversation or the surprising amenity of his address. - "New-Arabian-Nights" by Stevenson, Robert Louis
- Judge People's Friend was completely annihilated for the moment- so much so, indeed, as to think seriously of taking another mission- for, during these eclipses, long service, public virtue, calculated amenity, and all the other bland qualities of your patriot, pass for nothing, when weighed in the scale against profit and loss. - "The Monikins" by J. Fenimore Cooper
- I knew him only as a pleasant, gentlemanly man in society; and the indecision of his character rather added to the amenity of his conversation. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson