violable

[ vahy-uh-luh-buh l ]
/ ˈvaɪ ə lə bəl /

adjective

capable of being violated: a violable precept.

Origin of violable

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

OTHER WORDS FROM violable

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Examples 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