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pervious

[pur-vee-uhs]
adjective
1.
admitting of passage or entrance; permeable: pervious soil.
2.
open or accessible to reason, feeling, argument, etc.

Origin:
1605–15; < Latin pervius passable, equivalent to per- per- + vi(a) way, road + -us adj. suffix; see -ous

perviousness, noun
semipervious, adjective
semiperviousness, noun
unpervious, adjective
unperviously, adverb
unperviousness, noun
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pervious (ˈpɜːvɪəs)
 
adj
1.  able to be penetrated; permeable
2.  receptive to new ideas; open-minded
 
[C17: from Latin pervius, from per- (through) + via a way]
 
'perviously
 
adv
 
'perviousness
 
n

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pervious per·vi·ous (pûr'vē-əs)
adj.
Open to passage or entrance; permeable.

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