apprehensible

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

Definition of apprehensible

: capable of being apprehended
  • an easily apprehensible truth

apprehensibly

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of apprehensible in a Sentence

  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

First Known Use of apprehensible

circa 1611

in the meaning defined above

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