placable

[ plak-uh-buh l, pley-kuh- ]
/ ˈplæk ə bəl, ˈpleɪ kə- /

adjective

capable of being placated, pacified, or appeased; forgiving.

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Origin of placable

1490–1500; < Old French < Latin plācābilis. See placate1, -able

Related forms

plac·a·bil·i·ty, plac·a·ble·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for placable

placable

/ (ˈplækəbəl) /

adjective

easily placated or appeased

Derived Forms

placability or placableness, nounplacably, adverb

Word Origin for placable

C15: via Old French from Latin plācābilis, from plācāre to appease; related to placēre to please
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