I. adjective characterized by friendliness and absence of discord • an amicable settlement of the dispute
• the meeting was relatively amicable.
II. derivatives 1. amicability /amɪkəˈbɪlɪti / noun
2. amicableness noun
– origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘pleasant, benign’, applied to things): from late Latin amicabilis, from Latin amicus ‘friend’.