Definition of Placable

1. Adjective. Easily calmed or pacified.




Definition of Placable

1. a. Capable of being appeased or pacified; ready or willing to be pacified; willing to forgive or condone.

Definition of Placable

1. Adjective. able to be easily pacified ¹

2. Adjective. peaceable; quiet ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Placable

1. capable of being placated [adj] : PLACABLY [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Placable

pizzles
pièce d'occasion
pièce montée
pièces d'occasion
pièces de résistance
pj's
pkV
pkat
pkg
pla
plac'd
plac't
placabilities
placability
placable (current term)
placableness
placably
placarded
placarder
placarders
placarding
placards
placate
placated
placater
placaters
placates
placating

Literary usage of Placable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"(F., —L.) 'Bering i\ placable anger;' Sir T. More, Works, ... See loin- (3) and placable Der. implacabili-ty. IMPENITENT, not penitent. (F.. ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1839)
"Is he placable, one who will not lay up the memory of an accidental slight, of a heated expression, or of an unintentional wrong, which you have done every ..."

3. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1844)
"dieted good fortune to him : and al- ing he had become of late particularly though the gratified mother could not placable) she made up for these jokes ..."

4. Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft by Thomas Holcroft, William Hazlitt (1816)
"gnomy, does not appear to grow more wise and placable, as he grows older. Again invited me to renew my visits, which I do not intend, and spoke <sf the ..."

5. Historical and Philosophical Essays by Nassau William Senior (1865)
"But if the resentment of England, like that of every other powerful nation, is too easily roused, it is placable and generous. She readily admits terms of ..."

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