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  • indefensible — I adjective accessible, assailable, capable of being conquered, capable of being overcome, conquerable, defenseless, exposed, helpless, inexcusable, inexpiable, insupportable, pregnable, quod defendi non potest, unfortified, unguarded,… …   Law dictionary

  • superable — superability, superableness, n. superably, adv. /sooh peuhr euh beuhl/, adj. capable of being overcome; surmountable. [1620 30; < L superabilis, equiv. to supera(re) to overcome (deriv. of super; see SUPER ) + bilis BLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • superable — su•per•a•ble [[t]ˈsu pər ə bəl[/t]] adj. capable of being overcome; surmountable • Etymology: 1620–30; < L superābilis=superā(re) to overcome (der. of super; see super ) + bilis ble su per•a•bil′i•ty, su′per•a•ble•ness, n. su′per•a•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • superate — /sooˈ or sūˈpə rāt/ transitive verb (obsolete) To overcome, outdo, or surmount ORIGIN: L superāre to go over, surmount • • • suˈperable adjective Capable of being overcome, outdone, surmountable suˈperably adverb superāˈtion noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Superable — Su per*a*ble, a. [L. superabilis, from superare to go over, to surmount, fr. super above, over.] Capable of being overcome or conquered; surmountable. [1913 Webster] Antipathies are generally superable by a single effort. Johnson. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Superableness — Superable Su per*a*ble, a. [L. superabilis, from superare to go over, to surmount, fr. super above, over.] Capable of being overcome or conquered; surmountable. [1913 Webster] Antipathies are generally superable by a single effort. Johnson. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Superably — Superable Su per*a*ble, a. [L. superabilis, from superare to go over, to surmount, fr. super above, over.] Capable of being overcome or conquered; surmountable. [1913 Webster] Antipathies are generally superable by a single effort. Johnson. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vincible — Vin ci*ble, a. [L. vincibilis, fr. vincere to vanquish, conquer: cf. F. vincible. See {Victor}.] Capable of being overcome or subdued; conquerable. He, not vincible in spirit . . . drew his sword. Hayward. Vincible by human aid. Paley. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vincible ignorance — Vincible Vin ci*ble, a. [L. vincibilis, fr. vincere to vanquish, conquer: cf. F. vincible. See {Victor}.] Capable of being overcome or subdued; conquerable. He, not vincible in spirit . . . drew his sword. Hayward. Vincible by human aid. Paley.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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