Amenity is defined as a good sense of etiquette.(noun)
An example of something who possesses an amenity is a person who sends thank you notes for gifts she receives.
The definition of an amenity makes something more comfortable and pleasant.(noun)
An example of an amenity in a home is a screened in porch.
See amenity in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. amenities
Origin: ME & OFr amenite < L amoenitas < amoenus, pleasant; akin to amare, to love
See amenity in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. a·men·i·ties
Origin: Middle English amenite
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin amoenitās
Origin: , from amoenus, pleasant.
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