disputable

[dih-spyoo-tuh-buhl, dis-pyoo-]

adjective

capable of being disputed; debatable; questionable.

Nearby words

  1. disproportional,
  2. disproportionate,
  3. disproportionation,
  4. disprove,
  5. dispur,
  6. disputant,
  7. disputation,
  8. disputatious,
  9. dispute,
  10. disqualification

Origin of disputable

1540–50; < Latin disputābilis, equivalent to disput- (see dispute) + -ābilis -able

Related formsdis·put·a·bil·i·ty, dis·put·a·ble·ness, noundis·put·a·bly, adverbun·dis·put·a·ble, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for disputable

disputable

adjective

capable of being argued; debatable
Derived Formsdisputability or disputableness, noundisputably, adverb

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