[ dih-soh-shee-uh-buhl, -shuh-buhl or, for 1, -see-uh- ]
/ dɪˈsoʊ ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl or, for 1, -si ə- /
capable of being dissociated; separable: Worthy and unworthy motives are often not dissociable.
not sociable; unsociable.
incongruous; not reconcilable.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dissociabledis·so·ci·a·bil·i·ty, dis·so·ci·a·ble·ness, noun
Words nearby dissociable
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Example sentences from the Web for dissociable
Thirty-seven portages lie between77 them and the dissociable sea.The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists|George Bryce
They came in two by two, though matched in the most dissociable manner, and mingled together in a kind of dance.Essays and Tales|Joseph Addison
British Dictionary definitions for dissociable
/ (dɪˈsəʊʃɪəbəl, -ʃə-) /
able to be dissociated; distinguishable
Also: dissocial (dɪˈsəʊʃəl) a less common word for unsociable
Derived forms of dissociabledissociability or dissociableness, noundissociably, adverb
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