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- adj. Able to be ascribed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being ascribed; attributable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being ascribed or attributed; attributable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being assigned or credited to
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All such states again as exist with stupefication (of the senses, the mind or the understanding) whose cause is unascertainable, and which are incomprehensible (by either reasons or inward light), should be known as ascribable to the action of
Put differently, if a mystical experience has some impact upon a person's understanding then it must be 'ascribable' to that person, by themselves or another, and so the insistence on 'non-conceptuality' is self-contradicting;
He was a blank slate, and I liked that he was ascribable, that I could assign him to be what I wanted him to be.
Although economic woes seem more ascribable to Bush's trickle-up policies - that is something for economists to argue.
A regression from two major trophies last year to early Cup calamities and a low podium finish in the Premier League would be much more offensive to Abramovich than any minor retreat ascribable to Claudio Ranieri, José Mourinho, Avram Grant or Luiz Felipe Scolari, who never made it to the business end of the 2008-09 campaign.
The mosque in Richardson, Texas does not lend its cultural hall to any activity that is ascribable to a particular denomination, including a few groups who celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad.
But, as Mark Liberman at Language Log points out, at least some of these data are no doubt ascribable to the "paper airplane effect":
Actually, Liberman does not point out that "some of these data are no doubt ascribable to the 'paper airplane effect'".
Rather, it is simply ascribable to the presence of certain objective conditions,
The insecurity rests in the notion that those contrary opinions are ascribable to a concerted force which constitutes a threat.