de·​ceiv·​able di-ˈsē-və-bəl How to pronounce deceivable (audio)
archaic : deceitful, deceptive
archaic : capable of being deceived

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of deceivable was in the 14th century

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“Deceivable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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