Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being attempted, tried, or attacked.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being attempted, tried, or attacked.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being attempted, tried, or attacked; likely to yield to an attempt or attack.

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Examples

  • So if I can offer something here it means it is definitely attemptable!

    Enjoying Chant with St Gregory the Great

  • It was much like an argument that fell out last night, where each of us fell in praise of our country mistresses; this gentleman at that time vouching — and upon warrant of bloody affirmation — his to be more fair, virtuous, wise, chaste, constant-qualified and less attemptable than any the rarest of our ladies in France.

    Cymbeline

  • We were all on the march; and the only type of Christian work then attemptable takes the form of a brief greeting in the name of Christ to the men who tramp beside us, though they are often too tired even to talk, and we are compelled to trudge on in stolid silence.

    With the Guards' Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back

  • It was much like an argument that fell out last night, where each of us fell in praise of our country mistresses; this gentleman at that time vouching—and upon warrant of bloody affirmation—his to be more fair, virtuous, wise, chaste, constant, qualified, and less attemptable, than any the rarest of our ladies in France.

    Act I. Scene IV. Cymbeline

  • It was much like an argument that fell out last night, where each of us fell in praise of our country mistresses; this gentleman at that time vouching -- and upon warrant of bloody affirmation -- his to be more fair, virtuous, wise, chaste, constant-qualified and less attemptable than any the rarest of our ladies in France.

    Cymbeline

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