Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being conquered or subdued.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being conquered or subdued.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being conquered; that may be vanquished or subdued.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. subject to being conquered or overcome
  • adj. capable of being surmounted or excelled

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Examples

  • Instead we have waged the longest, most expensive and most questionable wars against 'conquerable' nations we've not yet really conquered.

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  • So it's not inequality in and of itself, it's the belief that inequality is simply not conquerable.

    More Americans Giving Up On The American Dream

  • She talks about how modern medicine upended religion and ritual and set us on a new path toward pain not as mystery but as conquerable enemy.

    Haroon Moghul: It Hurts to Be Muslim, Too

  • She made final revisions to the list by twelve-thirty, and fell asleep with the calming reassurance of what she considered a conquerable undertaking.

    Paper Lanterns

  • It is something that I struggle to recognize for myself – that most of the obstacles that I see, or imagine I see, before me are conquerable.

    Rebel Angel | Her Bad Mother

  • It is wonderful (and this is the part that shames me) because it it is a remarkable, empowering thing, to regard the world as conquerable.

    Rebel Angel | Her Bad Mother

  • The pain was still an enormity—it was a cloak he wore, it was the bones inside his body—but it was manageable, conquerable.

    Blood Ninja II

  • The old adage that "education defeats fear" means that what was once the arena of God, unknowable and all-powerful, now becomes knowable, conquerable: each window of understanding becomes a view into the possibilities of what can be learned, what can be known.

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  • Perhaps the sub-genre could be used to re-introduce space as it actually is to the public, perhaps it might even rekindle interest in it as something achievable and conquerable – because only when you have identified the problems, can you start working on solutions…

    Thoughts on Space and Fiction « It Doesn't Have To Be Right…

  • Each of the three powers which now divide the world is in fact unconquerable, and could only become conquerable through slow demographic changes which a government with wide powers can easily avert.

    Nineteen Eighty-four

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