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copacetic or copasetic
adjective: Excellent; satisfactory; OK.
Of obscure origin. Competing theories attribute its origin to Black English, Louisiana French, Italian, Yiddish, and Hebrew, but evidence is lacking. Earliest documented use: 1919.
“Some players were copacetic with losing all the time, she says, while others grew frustrated.”
Losing at Sports Can Be Good for Children; The Daily News (Durban, South Africa); Nov 4, 2016.
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