equability

equable

[ek-wuh-buhl, ee-kwuh-]
adjective
1.
free from many changes or variations; uniform: an equable climate; an equable temperament.
2.
uniform in operation or effect, as laws.

Origin:
1635–45; < Latin aequābilis that can be made equal, similar, equivalent to aequ(us) equal, even + -ābilis -able

equability, equableness, noun
equably, adverb
nonequability, noun
nonequable, adjective
nonequableness, noun
nonequably, adverb
unequability, noun
unequable, adjective
unequableness, noun
unequably, adverb

equable, equitable.


1. steady, even, temperate.


1. variable.
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equable (ˈɛkwəbəl)
 
adj
1.  even-tempered; placid
2.  unvarying; uniform: an equable climate
 
[C17: from Latin aequābilis, from aequāre to make equal]
 
equa'bility
 
n
 
'equableness
 
n
 
'equably
 
adv

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equable
1670s, from L. aequabilis "equal, consistent, uniform," from aequare "make uniform." Equability is from 1530s.
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