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Meaning of EQUABLE

Pronunciation:  'ekwubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not easily irritated; "an equable temper"; "not everyone shared his placid temperament"; "remained placid despite the repeated delays"
  2. [adj]  not varying; "an equable climate"
 

EQUABLE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: even-tempered, good-natured, good-tempered, placid, temperate
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E"qua*ble\ (?; 277), a. [L. aequabilis, fr. aequare to
make level or equal, fr. aequus even, equal. See {Equal}.]
1. 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. Uniform in action or intensity; not variable or changing;
   -- said of the feelings or temper.

 
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