from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Capable of being insured
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being insured against loss, damage, death, etc.; proper to be insured.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being insured against loss, damage, death, and the like; proper to be insured.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being insured or eligible to be insured
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Trillions of $US in insurable assets would be at risk with a 0.5 meter rise.
As Gaylin asks, “Should ‘inability to play tennis’ be classified as an insurable disease?”
At least the State of California limits its total liability to a paltry $5K in exchange for a prohibitively expensive premium, that even if a person chose to insure herself against would not pay the bulldozers pushing the debris to one side or the other, as no amount of money makes these liabilities "insurable" to even the most profligage premium payer.
But Epstein said physical examinations concluded that Beckett is "insurable," indicating that his arm is structurally sound enough for a policy to be placed on it.
And there are millions of others experiencing the same problem either due to a job loss or because they are not "insurable" as determined by the insurance companies.
The whole idea of the health care reform plan is to make everyone insurable, by eliminating exclusions and providing subsidies to make it affordable.
Saint Hayek was unequivocal in arguing for universal health care in Road to Serfdom, as it is a “genuinely insurable risk,” ie, no moral hazard.
She realizes, however, that the second goal won't be achievable until she can convince filmmakers and casting directors that she's insurable again.
You are still basically insurable for your life because you are still young (or at least young enough).
Also, I am routinely rejected as "un-insurable" because I have migraines (more women suffer than men from these) and, 15 years ago, had an eating disorder (a result of over-valuing our society's version of beauty?).
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.