Definitions for equableˈɛk wə bəl, ˈi kwə-
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"an equable climate"
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"
Unvarying, calm and steady; constant and uniform.
Free from extremes of heat or cold.
Not easily disturbed; tranquil.
Origin: From aequabilis, from aequo, from aequus.
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
uniform in action or intensity; not variable or changing; -- said of the feelings or temper
Origin: [L. aequabilis, fr. aequare to make level or equal, fr. aequus even, equal. See Equal.]
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Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
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