Definition of equable in English:

equable

Line breaks: equ¦able
Pronunciation: /ˈɛkwəb(ə)l
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

equability

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
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  • But it is offered through an ironizing equability of tone and a neatly decorous, unflappable ordering of the story, really a list of the elements that typify such an experience.
  • This equability of temperature is a consequence of the strong influence of the warm ocean waters.

equably

adverb
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  • For these two angry peoples to live equably side-by-side, they would somehow have to de-caricature one another - as well as themselves.
  • It's a book in which you don't forget that someone is talking to you-always equably and forthrightly, often humorously.
  • You co-existed as equably as you could with parents who didn't understand you.

Origin

mid 17th century (in the sense 'fair, equitable'): from Latin aequabilis, from aequare 'make equal' (see equate).

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