capable of being annulled or terminated.
- de·fea·si·ble·ness, de·fea·si·bil·i·ty, noun
- non·de·fea·si·bil·i·ty, noun
- non·de·fea·si·ble, adjective
- non·de·fea·si·ble·ness, noun
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How to use defeasible in a sentence
It must be of a thing defeasible, and all the conditions must be strictly carried out before the defeasance can be consummated.
British Dictionary definitions for defeasible
law (of an estate or interest in land) capable of being defeated or rendered void
philosophy (of a judgment, opinion, etc) having a presupposition in its favour but open to revision if countervailing evidence becomes known: Compare incorrigible (def. 3)
- defeasibleness or defeasibility, noun
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