Definitions

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  • adj. lamentable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Lamentable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Causing grief; lamentable.

Etymologies

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grieve +‎ -able

Examples

  • Holz-Bergmann was allowed to raise only those issues considered "grievable" under her union contract.

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  • Thus, for Butler, power understood as subjection is implicated in the process of determining which bodies come to matter, whose lives are livable and whose deaths grievable.

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  • What is often ignored are the structural and institutional foundations of the predicaments of persistently devalued, oppressed, and darker-hued minorities, whose lifechances are recvocable - and not grievable - at any time.

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  • The superficial application would be that trespass on private property is a grievable offense, and using somebody else's private access is trespass.

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  • Nothing mentioned in the post, below, is grievable to the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board.

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  • Failure to comply with those deadlines is grievable, and may ultimately result in forced payouts.

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  • Still, there is a question about whether we regard as valuable and grievable those lives that are closest to us or which readily conform to local and national norms of recognition.

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  • In other words, lives that are more readily "recognizable" tend to be regarded as more worthy and more "grievable."

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  • Phillips said he did not report Rothstein to The Florida Bar because he concluded the issue "was not grievable."

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  • Miller testified that she had trouble inducing the union to take action, and that Seward and the consultant, Jeff Kesner, told her it wasn’t a grievable issue and that she should let it go.

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