Definition of Improvable

1. Adjective. Susceptible of improvement.

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Definition of Improvable

1. a. Capable of being improved; susceptible of improvement; admitting of being made better; capable of cultivation, or of being advanced in good qualities.

Definition of Improvable

1. Adjective. Capable of being improved; susceptible of improvement; admitting of being made better; capable of cultivation, or of being advanced in good qualities. ¹

2. Adjective. Capable of being used to advantage; profitable; serviceable; advantageous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Improvable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Improvable

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improvable (current term)
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Literary usage of Improvable

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1. A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature by Alexander Jamieson (1840)
"TASTE is an improvable faculty, and, refined by education, ... Thus, nothing is more improvable than that part of taste, which is called an ear for music. ..."

2. The Ethics of Progress: Or, The Theory and the Practice by which by Charles Fletcher Dole (1909)
"OUR doctrine throughout depends on a faith that man is improvable. We hold that no man yet more than begins to utilize the forces and powers wrapped up in ..."

3. A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles by Alexander Jamieson (1838)
"TASTE is an improvable faculty, and, refined by education, ... Thus, nothing is more improvable than that part of taste, which is called an ear far music. ..."

4. A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by John Patterson Maclean (1877)
"Man is an improvable being, and some advancement may be expected in his condition. His mode of life, and continued conflicts with the fierce wild beasts, ..."

5. Principles of Education, Intellectual, Moral, and Physical by Lant Carpenter (1820)
"What is of the greatest importance, is, that its dictates are not universally the same, and that it is an improvable principle j that to give it early ..."

6. The Christian Reformer, Or, Unitarian Magazine and Review (1860)
"... —that the savage and least improvable races will continue to be supplanted or absorbed by those of a higher intelligence ;—that the semi- civilized will ..."

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