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


capable of being violated: a violable precept.

Nearby words

  1. viola,
  2. viola clef,
  3. viola d'amore,
  4. viola da braccio,
  5. viola da gamba,
  6. violaceous,
  7. violate,
  8. violation,
  9. violative,
  10. violence

Origin of violable

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

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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