[ ek-ser-uh-buhl ]

  1. susceptible of being persuaded or moved by entreaty.

Origin of exorable

1555–65; <Latin exōrābilis, equivalent to exōrā(re) to prevail upon, move by entreaty (ex-ex-1 + ōrāre to pray, beg) + -bilis-ble

Other words from exorable

  • ex·o·ra·bil·i·ty, noun

Words Nearby exorable

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How to use exorable in a sentence

  • If a placable and exorable Providence, make thyself worthy of the divine help and assistance.

    Meditations | Marcus Aurelius
  • It would be useless to appeal to the generosity of the Baron; no human sentiments governed his exorable purposes.

  • Yet that exorable Russian is less an elevated realist than an evangelic socialist.

    L-bas | J. K. Huysmans

British Dictionary definitions for exorable


/ (ˈɛksərəbəl) /

  1. able to be persuaded or moved by pleading

Origin of exorable

C16: from Latin exōrābilis, from exōrāre to persuade, from ōrāre to beseech

Derived forms of exorable

  • exorability, noun

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