Definitions

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  • adj. That can be hurt.

Etymologies

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hurt +‎ -able

Examples

  • Simon Nishikanta sneered openly at what he considered the captain's inefficient navigation, and continued to paint water-colours when he was serene, and to shoot at whales, sea-birds, and all things hurtable when he was downhearted and sea-sore with disappointment at not sighting the Lion's Head peak of the Ancient

    CHAPTER XIII

  • But a person that is shut out, that feels unwanted, unloved, terrified, the person that has been thrown out from society -- that poverty is so hurtable and so much, and

    Nobel Lecture1

  • Simon Nishikanta sneered openly at what he considered the captain's inefficient navigation, and continued to paint water - colours when he was serene, and to shoot at whales, sea-birds, and all things hurtable when he was downhearted and sea-sore with disappointment at not sighting the Lion's Head peak of the Ancient

    Chapter 13

  • a person that is shut out, that feels unwanted, unloved, terrified, the person that has been thrown out from society - that poverty is so hurtable and so much, and I find that very difficult.

    Mother Teresa - Nobel Lecture

  • Guilt is not part of a healthy relationship, and adults 'feelings should not be hurtable by children. "

    chicagotribune.com -

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