passible

adjective
pas·​si·​ble | \ ˈpa-sə-bəl How to pronounce passible (audio) \

Definition of passible

: capable of feeling or suffering

Examples of passible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Chicago, salt spreaders began working on Tuesday evening to make sure roads were passible for public transportation, according to the city’s Department of Streets and Sanitation. Tatyana Turner, chicagotribune.com, 3 Feb. 2022

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First Known Use of passible

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for passible

Middle English, from Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French passible, from Late Latin passibilis, from Latin passus, past participle of pati to suffer — more at patient

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“Passible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passible. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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