verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of inhabit
Examples from the Web for inhabitability
Of course the first proposition to be settled was that of the inhabitability of that sphere.
The question of the present inhabitability of Mars or other planets has been much debated of late, pro and con.Parallel Paths|Thomas William Rolleston
Could such a feeble glimmer of the invisible disc justify them in pronouncing a decided opinion on the inhabitability of the Moon?All Around the Moon|Jules Verne
This all tends to prove the inhabitability of all suns and worlds.The Universe a Vast Electric Organism|George Woodward Warder
British Dictionary definitions for inhabitability
verb -its, -iting or -ited
Word Origin for inhabit
Word Origin and History for inhabitability
late 14c., from Old French enhabiter "dwell in" (12c.), from Latin inhabitare "to dwell in," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + habitare "to dwell," frequentative of habere "hold, have" (see habit). Related: Inhabited; inhabiting.