defeasibleness

defeasible

[dih-fee-zuh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being annulled or terminated.

Origin:
1580–90; < Anglo-French defesible. See defeasance, -ible

defeasibleness, defeasibility, noun
nondefeasibility, noun
nondefeasible, adjective
nondefeasibleness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To defeasibleness
Collins
World English Dictionary
defeasible (dɪˈfiːzəbəl)
 
adj
1.  law (of an estate or interest in land) capable of being defeated or rendered void
2.  philosophy Compare incorrigible (of a judgment, opinion, etc) having a presupposition in its favour but open to revision if countervailing evidence becomes known
 
de'feasibleness
 
n
 
defeasi'bility
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;