capable of being placated, pacified, or appeased; forgiving.
- plac·a·bil·i·ty, plac·a·ble·ness, noun
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How to use placable in a sentence
As a rule even the most cantankerous women are placable after afternoon tea.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
To have both strong, but both selected: in the one, to be placable; in the other immovable.
It may be that Otto's death, which he must learn to-morrow, may make him more placable.A Noble Name | Claire Von Glmer
He had grown strangely tame and placable, and it was generally noticed that he looked older.Elizabeth's Campaign | Mrs. Humphrey Ward
By means of this concession the placable creditors were able to bring the dissatisfied creditors to reason.Eugenie Grandet | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for placable
easily placated or appeased
- placability or placableness, noun
- placably, adverb
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