intelligibility

intelligibility

[in-tel-i-juh-bil-i-tee]
noun, plural intelligibilities for 2.
1.
the quality or condition of being intelligible; capability of being understood.
2.
something intelligible.

Origin:
1600–10; intelligible + -ity

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intelligible (ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒəbəl)
 
adj
1.  able to be understood; comprehensible
2.  philosophy
 a.  capable of being apprehended by the mind or intellect alone
 b.  (in metaphysical systems such as those of Plato or Kant) denoting that metaphysical realm which is accessible to the intellect as opposed to the world of mere phenomena accessible to the senses
 
[C14: from Latin intellegibilis; see intellect]
 
intelligi'bility
 
n
 
in'telligibleness
 
n
 
in'telligibly
 
adv

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