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apprehensible

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adjective ap·pre·hen·si·ble \ˌa-pri-ˈhen(t)-sə-bəl\

Definition of apprehensible

  1. :  capable of being apprehended <an easily apprehensible truth>

ap·pre·hen·si·blyplay \-blē\ adverb


Examples of apprehensible

  1. <some of the moon's more interesting features are apprehensible even to someone with a more modestly powered telescope>

  2. <a teacher who favored preachy stories that had an easily apprehensible moral>



15th Century

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15th century

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