pacifiable
adjective see pacify

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pacifiable — pac i*fi a*ble, a. Capable of being pacified or appeased; placable. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pacifiable — index placable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pacifiable — See pacify. * * * …   Universalium

  • pacifiable — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. forgiving, peaceable, appeasable, placable, conciliable, propitiable, pacificatory, propitiatory …   English dictionary for students

  • pacifiable — adj. able to be pacified; able to be soothed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pacifiable — adj placable, forgiving, appeasable, conciliable, propitiable, able to be won over; mollifiable, able to be soothed, able to be calmed down, able to be comforted …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pacifiable — pac·i·fi·able …   English syllables

  • pacifiable — ˈpasəˌfīəbəl, ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: pacify + able : capable of being pacified …   Useful english dictionary

  • pacify — pacifiable, adj. pacifyingly, adv. /pas euh fuy /, v.t., pacified, pacifying. 1. to bring or restore to a state of peace or tranquillity; quiet; calm: to pacify an angry man. 2. to appease: to pacify one s appetite. 3. to reduce to a state of… …   Universalium

  • pacify — transitive verb ( fied; fying) Etymology: Middle English pacifien, from Anglo French pacifier, from Latin pacificare, from pac , pax peace Date: 15th century 1. a. to allay the anger or agitation of ; soothe < pacify a crying child > b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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