deceivable

deceivable

[dih-see-vuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being deceived; gullible.
2.
Archaic. misleading; deceptive.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see deceive, able

nondeceivable, adjective
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deceive (dɪˈsiːv)
 
vb
1.  to mislead by deliberate misrepresentation or lies
2.  to delude (oneself)
3.  to be unfaithful to (one's sexual partner)
4.  archaic to disappoint: his hopes were deceived
 
[C13: from Old French deceivre, from Latin dēcipere to ensnare, cheat, from capere to take]
 
de'ceivable
 
adj
 
de'ceivably
 
adv
 
de'ceivableness
 
n
 
deceiva'bility
 
n
 
de'ceiver
 
n
 
de'ceiving
 
n, —adj
 
de'ceivingly
 
adv

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