pas·si·ble | \ˈpa-sə-bəl \

Definition of passible 

: capable of feeling or suffering

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A police spokeswoman would not discuss a passible motive for the murder, but the affidavit alleges that in 2009, Ronald allegedly touched Kailee, then 14, inappropriately. Chris Harris,, "Oklahoma Father Allegedly Fatally Shot 22-Year-Old Daughter and Told Police She Killed Herself," 7 July 2017

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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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