reposeful

[ri-pohz-fuhl]
adjective
full of or suggesting repose; calm; quiet.

Origin:
1620–30; repose1 + -ful

reposefully, adverb
reposefulness, noun
unreposeful, adjective
unreposefully, adverb
unreposefulness, noun


restful, tranquil, peaceful, undisturbed.
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repose1 (rɪˈpəʊz)
 
n
1.  a state of quiet restfulness; peace or tranquillity
2.  dignified calmness of manner; composure
 
vb
3.  to place (oneself or one's body) in a state of quiet relaxation; lie or lay down at rest
4.  (intr) to lie when dead, as in the grave
5.  formal (intr; foll by on, in, etc) to take support (from) or be based (on): your plan reposes on a fallacy
 
[C15: from Old French reposer, from Late Latin repausāre from re- + pausāre to stop; see pause]
 
re'posal1
 
n
 
re'poser1
 
n
 
re'poseful1
 
adj
 
re'posefully1
 
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re'posefulness1
 
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The hurried minute steak with shoestring potatoes is contrary to the reposeful cookery of this quiet country.
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