passible

adjective pas·si·ble \ ˈpa-sə-bəl \

Definition of passible

: capable of feeling or suffering

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Origin and Etymology of 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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