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assimilable

[uh-sim-uh-luh-buh l]
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  1. capable of being assimilated.

Origin of assimilable

1640–50; < Medieval Latin assimilābilis, equivalent to Latin assimilā(re) (see assimilate) + -bilis -ble
Related formsas·sim·i·la·bil·i·ty, nounnon·as·sim·i·la·bil·i·ty, nounnon·as·sim·i·la·ble, adjectiveun·as·sim·i·la·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unassimilable

Historical Examples

  • And repulsion, or the attempt of everything to exclude or disregard the unassimilable.

    The Book of the Damned

    Charles Fort

  • It is a one-sided argument to maintain that because of that the Chinese are unassimilable.

    The Pacific Triangle

    Sydney Greenbie

  • They assume that the Japanese are unassimilable and conclude that, therefore, they should not be given an opportunity to progress.

  • What we insisted on was that it is unwise to maltreat the Japanese on the surmise that they are unassimilable.

  • They are unassimilable and immiscible without rapid degeneracy.


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