- not varying or fluctuating much; steady; uniform: an equable temperature
- not readily upset; even; tranquil; serene: an equable temperament
Origin of equableClassical Latin aequabilis ; from aequare, to make equal ; from aequus, equal
- Unvarying; steady: “In the equable equatorial zone there is no such struggle against the climate” (David Campbell).
- Not easily disturbed; serene: an equable temper.
Origin of equableLatin aequabilis, from aequare, to make even, from aequus, even, level.
- eq′ua·bil′i·ty, eq′ua·ble·ness
(comparative more equable, superlative most equable)
From Latin aequābilis, from aequō (“make level”), from aequus (“even, level”).