eradicable

[ ih-rad-i-kuh-buh l ]
/ ɪˈræd ɪ kə bəl /
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adjective

capable of being eradicated.

Nearby words

  1. equuleus,
  2. er,
  3. er rif,
  4. era,
  5. eradiate,
  6. eradicate,
  7. eradication,
  8. erasable,
  9. erase,
  10. eraser

Origin of eradicable

1840–50; < Late Latin ērādīcābilis, equivalent to Latin ērādīc(āre) to eradicate + -ābilis -able

Related formse·rad·i·ca·bly, adverbnon·e·rad·i·ca·ble, adjectiveun·e·rad·i·ca·ble, adjective

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Examples from the Web for eradicable

  • Disease had been communicated several years before, of a kind which was much more communicable then, than it was eradicable now.

  • He loved, and the transient doubt which had saddened his thoughts could not struggle against a thought which was now eradicable.

    Last of the Incas|Gustave Aimard