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reposeful

[ri-pohz-fuh l] /rɪˈpoʊz fəl/
adjective
1.
full of or suggesting repose; calm; quiet.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; repose1 + -ful
Related forms
reposefully, adverb
reposefulness, noun
unreposeful, adjective
unreposefully, adverb
unreposefulness, noun
Synonyms
restful, tranquil, peaceful, undisturbed.
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Word Origin and History for repose-fully

reposeful

adj.

1852, "full of repose," from repose (n.) + -ful. Earlier it meant "responsible" (1620s), from repose (v.2).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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