equable equable  /ˈɛ kwə bəl/


  1. (adj) not varying
  2. (adj) not easily irritated



  1. Peter stoicism kept him fairly equable through bankruptcy of his company and an accusation of treason.
  2. The President usually equable, was almost in tears after terrorists killed innocent civilians.


  • "Nixon was in many ways, a morose and very solitary figure, and I'm not. Iget on quite well with people. We all have our down moments but in general,I'm quite equable," Black said as he was packing for Florida. "He was a greathistoric figure,...
    on Aug 12, 2007 By: Conrad Black Source: Chicago Tribune

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