: capable of being lost : likely to be lost

Word History


Late Latin amissibilis, from Latin amissus (past participle of amittere to lose, send away, from a, ab from + mittere to send) + -ibilis -able

First Known Use

1672, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amissible was in 1672

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“Amissible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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