- capable of being adapted.
- able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions: an adaptable person.
Origin of adaptable
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Examples from the Web for adaptability
Its adaptability and breeding capabilities ensured that it would be selected for mass production on an unimaginable scale.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity
December 27, 2014
Part-time workers have less time to adjust to the job, so adaptability and quick learning skills are big pluses, for example.Companies Must Get Smarter About Hiring and Nurturing Part-Time Workers
September 26, 2013
“People and rats together have a corner on the adaptability market,” Ostfeld told The Daily Beast.Hurricane Sandy Worsens N.Y. Rat Problem
October 31, 2012
What it all comes down to—the theme that comes up over and over in the book—is adaptability.‘Resilience’ Author Andrew Zolli on the Secrets of Failure
July 8, 2012
He measured its value by its piquancy, by its adaptability to epigrammatic rhymes.The Life of Cesare Borgia
The adaptability of cotton to the Negro is almost providential.The Negro Farmer
The purpose of education is "adaptation,—with the retention of adaptability."
The adaptability of the experienced person must be psychical and acquired.
The doubtfulness as to their adaptability to the representative form of government.The Arena
Word Origin and History for adaptability
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper