from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Unvarying; steady.
- adj. Free from extremes.
- adj. Not easily disturbed; serene: an equable temper.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Unvarying, Calm and steady; constant and uniform.
- adj. Free from extremes of heat or cold.
- adj. Not easily disturbed; tranquil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Equal and uniform; continuing the same at different times; -- said of motion, and the like; uniform in surface; smooth.
- adj. Uniform in action or intensity; not variable or changing; -- said of the feelings or temper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by uniformity, invariableness, or evenness; equal and uniform at all times; regular in action or intensity; not varying; steady: as, an equable temperature.
- Even; smooth; having a uniform surface or form: as, an equable globe or plain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not easily irritated
- adj. not varying
Latin aequābilis, from aequāre, to make even, from aequus, even, level.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin aequābilis, from aequō ("make level"), from aequus ("even, level"). (Wiktionary)