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sayable

[ sey-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈseɪ ə bəl /
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adjective
of the sort that can be said or spoken; utterable: He felt a great deal that was not sayable.
capable of being said or stated clearly, effectively, etc.: The speech is as sayable today as when Demosthenes first composed it.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of sayable

First recorded in 1855–60; say1 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM sayable

un·say·a·ble, adjective
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