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superable

[soo-per-uh-buh l] /ˈsu pər ə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being overcome; surmountable.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Latin superābilis, equivalent to superā(re) to overcome (derivative of super; see super-) + -bilis -ble
Related forms
superability, superableness, noun
superably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for super-ablest

superable

/ˈsuːpərəbəl; -prəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be surmounted or overcome
Derived Forms
superability, superableness, noun
superably, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Latin superābilis, from superāre to overcome
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Word Origin and History for super-ablest

superable

adj.

"surmountable," 1620s, from Latin superabilis "that may be overcome," from superare "to overcome," from super "over" (see super-) + -abilis (see -able). The negative formation insuperable is older and more common and this may be a back-formation.

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