Definition of equable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈekwəbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈekwəbl//
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  1. 1calm and not easily upset or annoyed an equable temperament He was in a remarkably equable mood when he spoke to reporters last night.
  2. 2(of weather) keeping a steady temperature with no sudden changes an equable climate
  3. Word Originmid 17th cent. (in the sense ‘fair, equitable’): from Latin aequabilis, from aequare ‘make equal’, from aequus ‘even, level, equal’.
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