Definition of Avertible

1. Adjective. Capable of being avoided or warded off.

Exact synonyms: Avertable, Avoidable, Evitable
Derivative terms: Avert, Avert, Avoid
Antonyms: Inevitable

Definition of Avertible

1. a. Capable of being averted; preventable.

Definition of Avertible

1. Adjective. Capable of being averted; preventable. ¹

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Definition of Avertible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avertible

aversive behaviour
aversive conditioning
aversive stimulus
aversive therapy
aversive training
avertible (current term)

Literary usage of Avertible

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1. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1880)
"... and CHAP. by this time, the state of the general controversy as to the cause of the ' avertible ' suffering had become so cleared and so narrowed, ..."

2. Shooting by Horatio Gordon Hutchinson (1903)
"We would say, though, that a great deal of this mischief is avertible, and when it is not avertible, it is assessable. ..."

3. The War for the World by Israel Zangwill (1916)
"Here we have an evil Fate— a planetary will, or ill-will, making for the iron hegemony of Germany, yet avertible by a gigantic effort of the rest of the ..."

4. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"... avertible forms, some one or other of the largely increasing number and variety of diseases that affect the brain and produce partial and temporary or ..."

5. Hand-book of the Law of Torts by Edwin Ames Jaggard (1895)
"... or in (b) Failing to take proper care to avoid harm after the latter has, or ought to have, knowledge of impending and avertible danger. ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1812)
"... vindication of this earles persecution, cast a malignant aspect upon the houses of Suffolke and Salisbury, thought no waies avertible but by his death. ..."

7. A History of Ireland in the Eighteenth Century by William Edward Hartpole Lecky (1892)
"... being rooted in the very nature of men and of society, and those to which its reception exposes us are doubtful, distant, and avertible. ..."

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