verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of inhabit
Examples from the Web for inhabitable
Only two soil types in the world are inhabitable for this root louse: one is sand, and the other is slate.
Heroism was once a sharp and rugged peak, reached for a moment but soon quitted, for mountain-peaks are not inhabitable.The Wrack of the Storm|Maurice Maeterlinck
With airlocks to permit entrance and exit, they were inhabitable.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Well may we affirm that every part of the world is inhabitable.Under the Maples|John Burroughs
British Dictionary definitions for inhabitable
verb -its, -iting or -ited
Word Origin for inhabit
Word Origin and History for inhabitable
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.