Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Quality of being liable; liability.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Quality of being liable; liability.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being liable; liability.

Etymologies

liable +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Suppressing a fellow human being's rights to express, unless the expressions are slanderous, liableness, etc, is just wrong.

    China's Citizen Journalists Check Government Corruption

  • There is a deliverance from this condemnation and from all liableness thereunto, by free justification in the blood of Christ,

    Pneumatologia

  • As was before observed, reconciliation and the pardon of sin through the blood of Christ do directly, in the first place, respect our relief from the state and condition whereinto we were cast by the sin of Adam, — in the loss of the favour of God, and liableness unto death.

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • But “reatus pœnæ,” is a liableness, an obnoxiousness unto punishment according to the sentence of the law, that whereby a sinner becomes hupodikos tō Theō; and then “reatus culpæ” must be an obnoxiousness unto sin; which is uncouth.

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • To make creatures whose constitution would exempt them from all liableness to pain, would, as far as we can see, exempt them from all susceptibility to pleasure.

    Outlines of Moral Science.

  • As far as we can see, the susceptibility of pleasure carries with it a liableness to some degree of pain.

    Outlines of Moral Science.

  • Printing presses shall be subject to no other restraint than liableness to legal prosecution for false facts printed and published.

    Notes on the State of Virginia

  • Printing-presses shall be subject to no other restraint than liableness to legal prosecution for false facts printed and published.

    Notes on the State of Virginia.

  • For I demand of the most subtle expositor and acute logician in the world, what sense he will make here of the words, for conscience sake; if by conscience is not meant conscience of sin, but only of liableness to punishment before the magistrate.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. III.

  • To bind the conscience therefore, is so to oblige a man to the performance of a thing, that the nonperformance of it brings him under the guilt of sin, and liableness to punishment before God.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. III.

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