habitable

[hab-i-tuh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being inhabited.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English habitābilis, equivalent to habitā(re) to inhabit (see habitat) + -bilis -ble; replacing Middle English abitable < Middle French

habitability, habitableness, noun
habitably, adverb
nonhabitability, noun
nonhabitable, adjective
nonhabitableness, noun
nonhabitably, adverb
unhabitable, adjective
unhabitableness, noun
unhabitably, adverb

habitable, inhabitable, uninhabitable.
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habitable (ˈhæbɪtəbəl)
 
adj
able to be lived in
 
habita'bility
 
n
 
'habitableness
 
n
 
'habitably
 
adv

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Example sentences
He earned a bachelor's degree while working full time and living in a small,
  barely habitable house with three family members.
By it is the universe made safe and habitable, not by science or power.
In the houses which were left habitable, mould and spores grew during the many
  humid weeks when the city lacked electricity.
She bought an abandoned farm and made the buildings more or less habitable as
  best she could.
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