re·​mis·​si·​ble | \ ri-ˈmi-sə-bəl How to pronounce remissible (audio) \

Definition of remissible

: capable of being forgiven remissible sins

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remissibly \ ri-​ˈmi-​sə-​blē How to pronounce remissibly (audio) \ adverb

Examples of remissible in a Sentence

only guilty of remissible sins

First Known Use of remissible

1577, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for remissible

borrowed from Late Latin remissibilis, from Latin remissus, past participle of remittere "to send back, release, relax, waive (a debt, punishment)" + -ibilis -ible — more at remit entry 1

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The first known use of remissible was in 1577

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“Remissible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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