Able to calm or tranquilize.
ETYM Latin complacens very pleasing, p. pr. of complacere; com- + placere to please: cf. French complaisant. Related to Please and cf. Complaisant.
Contented to a fault; SYN. self-satisfied.
1. Made up of individual elements.
2. Serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress.
1. Slightly cold; SYN. cold, fresh, dank, chilled, chilly.
2. Neither warm or very cold; giving relief from heat.
3. Psychologically cool; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike.
4. Calm and unemotional.
5. Disinterested or dispassionate.
6. (Music) Restrained and fluid and marked by intricate harmonic structures often lagging slightly behind the beat.
7. Marked by calm self-control especially in trying circumstances; SYN. coolheaded, nerveless.
8. (Color) Inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets.
9. (Informal) Marked by great skill or facility.
10. (Informal; of a number or sum) Without exaggeration or qualification; SYN. unqualiied.
11. (Informal) Socially adept.
Having a temper not easily excited; free from passion.
ETYM Perh. from Old Fren. de murs (i. e., de bonnes murs of good manners); de of + murs, mours, meurs, mors, French moeurs, from Latin mores (sing. mos) manners, morals (see Moral); or more prob. from Old Fren. meür, French műr mature, ripe (see Mature) in a phrase preceded by de, as de műre conduite of mature conduct.
1. Of sober or serious mien; composed and decorous in bearing; of modest look; staid; grave.
2. Affectedly modest, decorous, or serious; making a show of gravity.
Careless; heedless; indifferent; unconcerned.
Lighthearted and unconcerned.
ETYM Latin pacificus: cf. French pacifique. Related to Pacify.
1. Disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature; SYN. peaceable.
2. Promoting peace.
1. Established in a desired position or place; not moving about.
2. Established or decided beyond dispute or doubt.
3. Not changeable.
ETYM From Stay to stop.
Sober; grave; steady; sedate; composed; regular, marked by settled sedateness and often prim self-restraint.
1. Not interfered with or disturbed; SYN. unmolested.
2. Without disturbance.
Used interjectionally to express a lack of concern about consequences or risks