"Two days," replied Frieda sullenly, unamenable to sympathy which offered no immediate surcease of pain.
The women were proving so unamenable to his excellent reasoning.
It belongs to some one else, and therefore is unamenable to discipline.
Antonyms: unamenable, unaccountable, disobedient, insubmissive.
unamenable to influence, reflect their country, I suppose; but lovers of music.
1590s, "liable," from Anglo-French amenable, Middle French amener "answerable" (to the law), from à "to" (see ad-) + mener "to lead," from Latin minare "to drive (cattle) with shouts," variant of minari "threaten" (see menace (n.)). Sense of "tractable" is from 1803, from notion of disposed to answer or submit to influence. Related: Amenably.