su·​per·​a·​ble ˈsü-p(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce superable (audio)
: capable of being overcome or conquered
superableness noun
superably adverb

Word History


Latin superabilis, from superare to surmount — more at insuperable

First Known Use

1629, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superable was in 1629

Dictionary Entries Near superable

Cite this Entry

“Superable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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