tamableness

tamable

[tey-muh-buhl]
adjective
able to be tamed.
Also, tameable.


Origin:
1545–55; tame + -able

tamability, tamableness, noun
untamable, adjective
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tame (teɪm)
 
adj
1.  changed by man from a naturally wild state into a tractable, domesticated, or cultivated condition
2.  (of animals) not fearful of human contact
3.  lacking in spirit or initiative; meek or submissive: a tame personality
4.  flat, insipid, or uninspiring: a tame ending to a book
5.  slow-moving: a tame current
 
vb
6.  to make tame; domesticate
7.  to break the spirit of, subdue, or curb
8.  to tone down, soften, or mitigate
 
[Old English tam; related to Old Norse tamr, Old High German zam]
 
'tamable
 
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'tameable
 
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tama'bility
 
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tamea'bility
 
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'tamableness
 
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'tameableness
 
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'tameless
 
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'tamely
 
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'tameness
 
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'tamer
 
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