verb (used with object)
- mentoanterior position,
Origin of mention
Examples from the Web for mentionable
A Sir Jonas noticed by nobody; but himself taking note, dull worthy man; and mentionable now on that account.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVI. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
The creature is "whole" or in one piece: there is no mentionable conflict or division within it.Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure|Edward Carpenter
They were not many, since he did not count his fights among the mentionable ones.A Soldier of the Legion|C. N. Williamson
The under side differs in no mentionable respect from the upper—a very rare circumstance in this tribe.British Butterfiles|W. S. Coleman
Victor exclaimed, to have mentionable grounds for pitying his girl. 'One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
Word Origin for mention
c.1300, "a note, reference," from Old French mencion "mention, memory, speech," from Latin mentionem (nominative mentio) "a calling to mind, a speaking of, a making mention," from root of Old Latin minisci "to think," related to mens (genitive mentis) "mind," from PIE root *men- "think" (see mind (n.)).
1520s, from mention (n.) or else from Middle French mentionner, from Old French mencion. Related: Mentioned; mentioning; mentionable. Don't mention it as a conventional reply to expressions of gratitude or apology is attested from 1840.
see not to mention; you're welcome (don't mention it).