equable

[ ek-wuh-buhl, ee-kwuh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF equable
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And she had the most equable of dispositions, her laughter ever rang out so heartily!

Who would prefer such an alternation to the equable life of pure thought?

Mrs de Barral was an equable, unassuming woman, at that time.

A full and equable contempt would soon do away with that, too.

The men were happy, not hilariously so, but in a placid, equable fashion.

In spite of his sad rebuff, the spirit of John Pike had been equable.

Therefore, these things did not surprise the calm, equable mind of Jem.

They hardly knew the man, usually so equable and quiet as to be almost stolid.

The climate was declared to be unequalled, salubrious, equable, pleasant and bracing.

Difficult to tell the age of that type, so discreet and equable.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, back-formation from equability or else from Latin aequabilis "equal, consistent, uniform," from aequare "make uniform" (see equate).

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