Case in point–I was reading some real estate adds. One said that the house listed was “amiable.” That didn’t seem quite right to me.
You decide–Here is a dictionary definition of amiable:
having or showing pleasant, good-natured personal qualities
willing to accept the wishes, decisions or suggestions of others
Those do not seem to be characteristics of a house–at least to me.
The last line of the dictionary definition of amiable said lovable or loveable.
Maybe that is what the ad writer was going for. They just had an obsolete dictionary.