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OTHER WORDS FROM deceivablenon·de·ceiv·a·ble, adjective
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What does deceivable mean?
The word is typically used to describe people who are lied to without knowing that they have been lied to—or people who are easily tricked into believing things that are not true. Con artists and scammers prey on deceivable people, whom they might call suckers or easy marks.
Example: If a person doesn’t have a strong foundation in critical thinking, it’s likely that they are very deceivable.
Where does deceivable come from?
The first records of the word deceivable come from the 1300s. Its base word, deceive, ultimately comes from the Latin verb dēcipere, meaning “to ensnare” (in the literal sense of trapping someone or an animal).
People who are deceivable are more prone to being trapped by attempts to mislead or trick them. Ironically, deceivable people often believe that they are the least gullible people—that they know the truth and that others are the deceivable ones.
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What are some other forms related to deceivable?
- deceive (verb)
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How is deceivable used in real life?
Deceivable is used to describe gullible people, but it’s not as commonly used as gullible.
People believe their eyes and they forget the fact that eyes are highly deceivable.
— Ahmed (@ahmd3ssam) March 8, 2012
This is where the story becomes unbelievable because am I that gullible? Am I that deceivable? To not even see the foreshadowing of the foreseeable? And if I let go of the forever love will it become irretrievable?#Poetry #Questions #Love #Wondering
— Anonymous Jo (@WhatIfGirl1) June 17, 2019
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