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reconcilable

[rek-uh n-sahy-luh-buh l, rek-uh n-sahy-luh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of being reconciled.
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Origin of reconcilable

First recorded in 1605–15; reconcile + -able
Related formsrec·on·cil·a·bil·i·ty, rec·on·cil·a·ble·ness, nounrec·on·cil·a·bly, adverbnon·rec·on·cil·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·rec·on·cil·a·ble, adjectivenon·rec·on·cil·a·ble·ness, nounnon·rec·on·cil·a·bly, adverbun·rec·on·cil·a·ble, adjectiveun·rec·on·cil·a·ble·ness, nounun·rec·on·cil·a·bly, adverb
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Related Words for reconcilable

adaptable, consistent, suitable, appropriate, accordant, congenial, congruent, congruous, consonant, cooperative, fit, fitting, harmonious, like-minded, meet, proper, sympathetic, together, reconcilable, simpatico

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Historical Examples of reconcilable

  • But then how is this reconcilable with the case of the dice, and with similar examples?

    Theaetetus

    Plato

  • How many of his former interests were reconcilable with his new views?

  • After all, Tindal and the censurers of Young may be reconcilable.

  • They are not opposed, but supplementary — not mutually exclusive, but reconcilable.

  • If reconcilable in theory, may not these ideals collide in practice?

    Liberalism

    L. T. Hobhouse


British Dictionary definitions for reconcilable

reconcilable

adjective
  1. able or willing to be reconciled
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Derived Formsreconcilability or reconcilableness, nounreconcilably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for reconcilable

adj.

1610s, from reconcile + -able.

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