Origin of alterable
Related formsal·ter·a·bil·i·ty, al·ter·a·ble·ness, nounal·ter·a·bly, adverbre·al·ter·a·ble, adjectivere·al·ter·a·ble·ness, nounre·al·ter·a·bly, adverb
First recorded in 1520–30; alter
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for alterability
Historical Examples of alterability
Incidentally we have touched upon a most far-reaching problem: The alterability of human nature.
Still, the difference between the great and less man is, on the whole, chiefly in this point of alterability.
Word Origin and History for alterability
1520s, from alter + -able. Related: Alterably; alterability.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper