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apprehensible

[ap-ri-hen-suh-buh l] /ˌæp rɪˈhɛn sə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being understood.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < Late Latin apprehēnsibilis < Latin apprehēns(us) grasped (past participle of apprehendere), equivalent to apprehend- (see apprehend) + -t(us) past participle suffix + -ibilis -ible
Related forms
apprehensibility, noun
apprehensibly, adverb
nonapprehensibility, noun
nonapprehensible, adjective
unapprehensible, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for apprehensibly

apprehensible

/ˌæprɪˈhɛnsɪbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being comprehended or grasped mentally
Derived Forms
apprehensibility, noun
apprehensibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for apprehensibly

apprehensible

adj.

late 15c., from Latin apprehensibilis "that can be seized," from apprehens-, past participle stem of apprehendere (see apprehend).

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