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conversable

[kuh n-vur-suh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. easy and pleasant to talk with; agreeable.
  2. able or disposed to converse.
  3. pertaining to or proper for conversation.
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Origin of conversable

From the Medieval Latin word conversābilis, dating back to 1590–1600. See converse1, -able
Related formscon·vers·a·ble·ness, nouncon·vers·a·bly, adverbnon·con·ver·sa·ble, adjectivenon·con·ver·sa·ble·ness, nounnon·con·ver·sa·bly, adverbun·con·vers·a·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for conversable

Historical Examples

  • You found the Arabs conversable and ready at the cup, Mr. Monday?

    Homeward Bound

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • When sober, he was accessible, conversable, and devoid of pride.

  • Girls may be divided into the conversable and inconversable.

    The Heroine

    Eaton Stannard Barrett

  • It was a great relief to me to find my brother so conversable.

  • He was singularly kind and conversable, without affecting any official superiority.


British Dictionary definitions for conversable

conversable

adjective
  1. easy or pleasant to talk to
  2. able or inclined to talk
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Derived Formsconversableness, nounconversably, adverb
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