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passible

[pas-uh-buh l] /ˈpæs ə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of feeling, especially suffering; susceptible of sensation or emotion; impressionable.
Origin of passible
1300-1350
First recorded in 1300-50; Middle English word from Medieval Latin word passibilis. See passion, -ible
Related forms
passibility, noun
nonpassible, adjective
Can be confused
passable, passible.
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passible

/ˈpæsɪbəl/
adjective
1.
susceptible to emotion or suffering; able to feel
Derived Forms
passibility, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Medieval Latin passibilis, from Latin patī to suffer; see passion
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