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manageable

[man-i-juh-buh l] /ˈmæn ɪ dʒə bəl/
adjective
1.
that can be managed; governable; tractable; contrivable.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; manage + -able
Related forms
manageability, manageableness, noun
manageably, adverb
unmanageable, adjective
unmanageability, unmanageableness, noun
unmanageably, adverb
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Examples from the web for unmanageable
  • So vast a continent and of such a distance from the seat of empire will every day grow more unmanageable.
  • Sometimes the program becomes unmanageable as it gets larger.
  • But in earlier times it was the dumping ground for various incorrigible or unmanageable members of society.
  • These days, though, her troubles have become increasingly unmanageable.
British Dictionary definitions for unmanageable

unmanageable

/ʌnˈmænɪdʒəbəl/
adjective
1.
difficult or impossible to control, use, or manipulate

manageable

/ˈmænɪdʒəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to be managed or controlled
Derived Forms
manageability, (rare) manageableness, noun
manageably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unmanageable
adj.

1630s, from un- (1) "not" + manageable. Related: Unmanageably.

manageable

adj.

1590s, from manage + -able. Related: Manageably.

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