violable

[ vahy-uh-luh-buhl ]
/ ˈvaɪ ə lə bəl /

adjective

capable of being violated: a violable precept.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of violable

1425–75; late Middle English: destructive <Latin violābilis, equivalent to violā(re) to violate + -bilis-ble

OTHER WORDS FROM violable

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for violable

  • Maximilian had too late come to understand that his anointed flesh was violable at all.

    The Missourian|Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle