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  • Placableness — Pla ca*ble*ness, n. The quality of being placable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • placableness — noun The state or quality of being placable …   Wiktionary

  • placableness — n. See placability …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • placableness — placa·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • placableness — noun ( es) archaic : placability …   Useful english dictionary

  • placable — placability, placableness, n. /plak euh beuhl, play keuh /, adj. capable of being placated, pacified, or appeased; forgiving. [1490 1500; < OF < L placabilis. See PLACATE1, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • lenience — I noun acceptance, benevolence, charity, clemency, compassion, condonation, consideration, disposition to mercy, endurance, favor, flexibility, forbearance, forgiveness, forgivingness, freedom from vindictiveness, generousness, gentleness, grace …   Law dictionary

  • placability — n. Placableness, forgiving disposition …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • placable — /ˈplækəbəl/ (say plakuhbuhl) adjective capable of being placated or appeased; forgiving: he seemed mild and placable. {Middle English, from Latin plācābilis} –placability /plækəˈbɪləti/ (say plakuh biluhtee), placableness, noun –placably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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