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placable

[plak-uh-buh l, pley-kuh-] /ˈplæk ə bəl, ˈpleɪ kə-/
adjective
1.
capable of being placated, pacified, or appeased; forgiving.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; < Old French < Latin plācābilis. See placate1, -able
Related forms
placability, placableness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for placableness

placable

/ˈplækəbəl/
adjective
1.
easily placated or appeased
Derived Forms
placability, placableness, noun
placably, adverb
Word Origin
C15: via Old French from Latin plācābilis, from plācāre to appease; related to placēre to please
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Word Origin and History for placableness

placable

adj.

c.1500, "pleasing," from Middle French placable "forgiving, conciliatory" and directly from Latin placabilis "easily appeased or pacified," from placare "to appease" (see placate). From 1580s as "capable of being pleased." Related: Placably; placability.

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