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Definition of Equable


  1. Equal and uniform; continuing the same at different times; -- said of motion, and the like; uniform in surface; smooth; as, an equable plain or globe.
  2. Uniform in action or intensity; not variable or changing; -- said of the feelings or temper.

Equable Quotations

Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
Andrew Jackson

An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
Washington Irving

Avoid extremes: be moderate In saving and in spending; An equable and easy gait Will win an easy ending.
Robert W. Service

Our New England climate is mild and equable compared with that of the Platte.
Francis Parkman
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Equable Translations

equable in Hungarian is egyforma, egyenletes
equable in Italian is proporzionato, uniforme
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