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- adj. Able to suffer; passible
- adj. Capable of being suffered; tolerable, endurable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Sufferable; tolerable; endurable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Sufferable; tolerable; that may be endured.
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The Federal land and interests in land reserved are encompassed in the entire 840 mile Pacific coastline, which is the smallest area com-patible with the proper care and management of the objects to be protected.
Any more than they can, in my opinic make the compelled union of two completely inco: patible persons right.
Trouble was, the cut-out and the circuitry the Chiba clinics put in weren't com - patible.
Those forms of rule considered to be incom - patible with liberty are represented as simple; those that incorporate it, as complex.
Epicurean showed a sensitivity to the highest as well as the lowest in Epicureanism, which was not incom - patible with at least an aesthetic interest in Christi - anity.
This section, together with that deriding the Inquisition, is incom - patible with the image of Montesquieu as a self-serving parlementaire concerned to defend the privileges of his class.
It is true that since the nineteenth century this kind of thermodynamics has been deemed com - patible with an atomic, or rather molecular structure of the substances which compose the system (Bochner, p. 160).
To the extent that other movements are ideological or scholastic, structuralism may be incom - patible with them, but since there is as yet no coherent and worked-out set of propositions to constitute struc - turalism “officially,” but only a series of suggestive and mutually reinforcing conjectures whose empirical justifications are drawn from a number of different disciplines, many other positions (although not all) may prove to be compatible with it.
It is usually advocated on naturalist or materialist grounds, and assailed on the ground that it is incom - patible with the freedom of the will, and therefore with moral responsibility.
Such latitude was clearly incom patible with the traditional criteria of beauty.