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reposeful

[ ri-pohz-fuhl ]
/ rɪˈpoʊz fəl /
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adjective

full of or suggesting repose; calm; quiet.

RELATED WORDS

serene, slow, smooth, soothing, mild, harmonious, placid, tranquil, low-key, cool, pastoral, bucolic, pacific, halcyon, still, bland, breathless, inactive, motionless, quiescent

Nearby words

reporting, reportorial, reposal, repose, reposedly, reposeful, reposit, reposition, repositor, repositorium, repository

Origin of reposeful

First recorded in 1620–30; repose1 + -ful
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reposeful


adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper