adjective Date: 1852 of a kind to induce ease and relaxation • reposefully adverbreposefulness noun

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  • Reposeful — Re*pose ful (r[ e]*p[=o]z f[.u]l), a. Full of repose; quiet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reposeful — index complacent, placid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reposeful — 1852, “full of repose,” from REPOSE (Cf. repose) (1) + FUL (Cf. ful). Earlier it meant “responsible” (1620s), from the other repose …   Etymology dictionary

  • reposeful — [ri pōz′fəl] adj. full of repose; tranquil reposefully adv …   English World dictionary

  • reposeful — reposefully, adv. reposefulness, n. /ri pohz feuhl/, adj. full of or suggesting repose; calm; quiet. [1620 30; REPOSE1 + FUL] Syn. restful, tranquil, peaceful, undisturbed. * * * …   Universalium

  • reposeful — adjective Providing repose, restful …   Wiktionary

  • reposeful — Synonyms and related words: at rest, calm, cloistered, comfortable, comfy, commodious, contented, convenient, cool, cozy, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, dispassionate, dwindling, easeful, easy, ebbing, equable, even, even tempered, even tenored,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reposeful — rɪ pəʊzfÊŠl adj. restful, peaceful, pacified …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reposeful — re·pose·ful …   English syllables

  • reposeful — re•pose•ful [[t]rɪˈpoʊz fəl[/t]] adj. full of or suggesting repose; calm; quiet • Etymology: 1620–30 re•pose′ful•ly, adv. re•pose′ful•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

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