Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. placable; able to be easily pacified

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Placable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being pacified; pacifiable; placable.

Etymologies

From Latin pacare + -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “Ah, George,” interposed the more pacable younger brother, “you ought to forget and forgive.”

    The Virginians

  • I had hardly sent that last Roundabout Paper to the printer (which, I submit, was written in a pacable and not unchristian frame of mind), when Saturday came, and with it, of course, my Saturday Review.

    Roundabout Papers

  • Let us strive, my friend, to acquire this pacable, Christian spirit.

    The Virginians

  • "Ah, George," interposed the more pacable younger brother, "you ought to forget and forgive."

    The Virginians

  • As Mr. Esmond sincerely regretted the part which he had taken, and as the august Prince who came to rule over England was the most pacable of sovereigns, in a very little time the Colonel's friends found means to make his peace.

    The Virginians

  • (which, I submit, was written in a pacable and not unchristian frame of mind), when Saturday came, and with it, of course, my

    Roundabout Papers

  • England was the most pacable of sovereigns, in a very little time the Colonel’s friends found means to make his peace.

    The Virginians

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