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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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  • The hurried minute steak with shoestring potatoes is contrary to the reposeful cookery of this quiet country.
Word Origin and History for reposeful
adj.

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

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