Halcyonian \Hal`cy*o"ni*an\ (h[a^]l`s[i^]*[=o]"n[i^]*an), a. Halcyon; calm. [1913 Webster]

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  • heartening — I adjective assuring, auspicious, bright, cheerful, comforting, consoling, encouraging, favorable, felicitous, fortunate, full of promise, halcyonian, halcyonic, hopeful, opportune, optimistic, promising, propitious, providential, reassuring,… …   Law dictionary

  • placid — I adjective at peace, balmy, calm, calmative, collected, composed, cool, easeful, easygoing, equable, even, gentle, halcyon, halcyonian, imperturable, irenic, irenical, meek, mild, motionless, pacific, paradisiacal, pastoral, patient, peaceable,… …   Law dictionary

  • halcyon — I. n. Kingfisher. II. a. Placid, calm, quiet, still, peaceful, tranquil, undisturbed, unruffled, serene, palmy, happy, golden, halcyonian …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • gentle — adj 1. kind, kindly, tender, gracious, considerate, thoughtful; indulgent, lenient, clement, humane, merciful, compassionate, tender hearted, gentlehearted, Fr. gentil; benign, amiable, affable, sweet tempered. 2. mild, moderate, soothing, easy,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • halcyon — adj 1. mild, pleasant, moderate, temperate, halcyonian, halcyonic; warm, summery, sunny; calm, peaceful, tranquil, pacific, serene, restful, reposeful, placid; still, motionless, smooth, undisturbed, unagitated, unruffled, quiet, windless,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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