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exorable

[ek-ser-uh-buh l] /ˈɛk sər ə bəl/
adjective
1.
susceptible of being persuaded or moved by entreaty.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Latin exōrābilis, equivalent to exōrā(re) to prevail upon, move by entreaty (ex- ex-1 + ōrāre to pray, beg) + -bilis -ble
Related forms
exorability, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for exorable

exorable

/ˈɛksərəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be persuaded or moved by pleading
Derived Forms
exorability, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin exōrābilis, from exōrāre to persuade, from ōrāre to beseech
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Contemporary definitions for exorable
adjective

capable of being moved or persuaded by an urgent request or earnest petition

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Word Origin and History for exorable
adj.

1570s, "susceptible of being moved by entreaty" (a word much rarer than its opposite), from Latin exorabilis, from exorare "to persuade" (see inexorable).

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