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violable

[vahy-uh-luh-buh l] /ˈvaɪ ə lə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being violated:
a violable precept.
Origin of violable
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English: destructive < Latin violābilis, equivalent to violā(re) to violate + -bilis -ble
Related forms
violability, violableness, noun
violably, adverb
nonviolability, noun
nonviolable, adjective
nonviolableness, noun
nonviolably, adverb
unviolable, adjective
unviolableness, noun
unviolably, adverb
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  • Maximilian had too late come to understand that his anointed flesh was violable at all.

    The Missourian

    Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle

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