Equable Definition

ĕkwə-bəl, ēkwə-
Not varying or fluctuating much; steady; uniform.
An equable temperature.
Webster's New World
Unvarying; steady.
American Heritage
Not readily upset; even; tranquil; serene.
An equable temperament.
Webster's New World

(of temperature) Free from extremes of heat or cold.


Origin of Equable

  • Latin aequābilis from aequāre to make even from aequus even, level

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin aequābilis, from aequō (“make level”), from aequus (“even, level”).

    From Wiktionary

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