ap·​pre·​hen·​si·​ble | \ ˌa-pri-ˈhen(t)-sə-bəl How to pronounce apprehensible (audio) \

Definition of apprehensible

: capable of being apprehended an easily apprehensible truth

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apprehensibly \ ˌa-​pri-​ˈhen(t)-​sə-​blē How to pronounce apprehensibly (audio) \ adverb

Examples of apprehensible in a Sentence

some of the moon's more interesting features are apprehensible even to someone with a more modestly powered telescope a teacher who favored preachy stories that had an easily apprehensible moral
Recent Examples on the Web In a way, the moment of recognition in the mirror is also a moment of splintering: from the private self to the self that is apprehensible to the other. Alex Marzano-lesnevich, Harper's magazine, "Body Language," 25 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of apprehensible

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of apprehensible was circa 1611

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9 Dec 2019

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“Apprehensible.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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