pla·​ca·​ble ˈpla-kə-bəl How to pronounce placable (audio) ˈplā- How to pronounce placable (audio)
placability noun
placably adverb

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1522, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of placable was circa 1522

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“Placable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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