passible

[ pas-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈpæs ə bəl /

adjective

capable of feeling, especially suffering; susceptible of sensation or emotion; impressionable.

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Origin of passible

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English word from Medieval Latin word passibilis.See passion, -ible

OTHER WORDS FROM passible

pas·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·pas·si·ble, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH passible

passable, passible
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British Dictionary definitions for passible

passible
/ (ˈpæsɪbəl) /

adjective

susceptible to emotion or suffering; able to feel

Derived forms of passible

passibility, noun

Word Origin for passible

C14: from Medieval Latin passibilis, from Latin patī to suffer; see passion
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