placable


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plac·a·ble

 (plăk′ə-bəl, plā′kə-)
adj.
Easily calmed or pacified; tolerant.

[Middle English, agreeable, from Old French, from Latin plācābilis, from plācāre, to calm; see plāk- in Indo-European roots.]

plac′a·bil′i·ty n.
plac′a·bly adv.

placable

(ˈplækəbəl)
adj
easily placated or appeased
[C15: via Old French from Latin plācābilis, from plācāre to appease; related to placēre to please]
ˌplacaˈbility, ˈplacableness n
ˈplacably adv

plac•a•ble

(ˈplæk ə bəl, ˈpleɪ kə-)

adj.
capable of being placated, pacified, or appeased; forgiving.
plac`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.placable - easily calmed or pacified
implacable - incapable of being placated; "an implacable enemy"
Translations
References in classic literature ?
which took place as the coach rolled along lazily by the river side) that though Miss Rebecca Sharp has twice had occasion to thank Heaven, it has been, in the first place, for ridding her of some person whom she hated, and secondly, for enabling her to bring her enemies to some sort of perplexity or confusion; neither of which are very amiable motives for religious gratitude, or such as would be put forward by persons of a kind and placable disposition.
He was mighty placable, and indicated his belief you had been drinking.
He succeeded in this attempt without much difficulty; for the lady was, as we have already hinted, of a most placable disposition, and greatly loved her brother, though she despised his parts, or rather his little knowledge of the world.