Definitions for equableˈɛk wə bəl, ˈi kwə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

eq•ua•bleˈɛk wə bəl, ˈi kwə-(adj.)

  1. free from many changes or variations; uniform:

    an equable climate.

  2. not easily annoyed or disturbed; calm; even-tempered.

  3. uniform in operation or effect, as laws.

Origin of equable:

1635–45; < L aequābilis=aequā(re) to make equal, equate+-bilis -ble

eq′ua•bly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. equable(adj)

    not varying

    "an equable climate"

  2. equable, even-tempered, good-tempered, placid(adj)

    not easily irritated

    "an equable temper"; "not everyone shared his placid temperament"; "remained placid despite the repeated delays"

Wiktionary

  1. equable(Adjective)

    Unvarying, calm and steady; constant and uniform.

  2. equable(Adjective)

    Free from extremes of heat or cold.

  3. equable(Adjective)

    Not easily disturbed; tranquil.

  4. Origin: From aequabilis, from aequo, from aequus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equable(adj)

    equal and uniform; continuing the same at different times; -- said of motion, and the like; uniform in surface; smooth; as, an equable plain or globe

  2. Equable(adj)

    uniform in action or intensity; not variable or changing; -- said of the feelings or temper

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