Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To overwhelm; oppress; overburden.

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Examples

  • Charles says that he is accable de demandes, comme de dettes, et avec la reputation d'avoir de l'argent, il ne sait ou donner de la tete.

    George Selwyn: His Letters and His Life

  • Il entreprend de prouver, dans la troisieme partie, que la religion chretienne a eu les effets politiques les plus sinistres et les plus funestes, et que le genre humain lui doit tous les malheurs dont il a ete accable depuis quinze a dix-huit siecles, sans qu'on en puisse encore prevoir la fin.

    Baron D'Holbach : a Study of Eighteenth Century Radicalism in France

  • Il entreprend de prouver, dans la troisieme partie, que la religion chretienne a eu les effets politiques les plus sinistres et les plus funestes, et que le genre humain lui doit tous les malheurs dont il a ete accable depuis quinze a dix-huit siecles, sans qu'on en puisse encore prevoir la fin.

    Baron d'Holbach

  • Charles says that he is accable de demandes, comme de dettes, et avec la reputation d'avoir de l'argent, il ne sait ou donner de la tete.

    George Selwyn His Letters and His Life

  • But I confess that I am somewhat accable, by all that has befallen us.

    Rodney Stone

  • But I confess that I am somewhat accable, by all that has befallen us.

    Rodney stone

  • Je vais bien, mais je suis accable de travaux et pourtant je veux partir bientot; je finirai a la maison.

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton

  • But I confess that I am somewhat accable, by all that has befallen us.

    Rodney Stone

  • Tuilleries, for a brief relaxation -- and me voila partout accable with my good fortune.

    Pelham — Complete

  • "He tells me," said I, gravely, "that he is quite accable with his bonnes fortunes -- possibly he flatters himself that even you are not perfectly inaccessible to his addresses."

    Pelham — Complete

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