Amenity (noun)

  1. A desirable or useful feature or facility of a building or place.
  2. A feature that makes a place more pleasant to live or stay in.


Late 18th century: from french aménité, from latin amoenitas, from amoenus "pleasant".


  1. The hotel offered many amenities such as a swimming pool and gym.
  2. The new housing development boasts plenty of amenities for residents.
  3. The park offers amenities such as picnic tables and playgrounds.
  4. The apartment complex has many amenities such as a laundry room and bike storage.
  5. The office building has many amenities such as a coffee shop and conference rooms.
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