Definition of Modifiable

1. Adjective. Capable of being modified in form or character or strength (especially by making less extreme). "The rhythm of physiological time is not modifiable except by interference with certain fundamental processes"

Derivative terms: Modify, Modify
Antonyms: Unmodifiable



Definition of Modifiable

1. a. Capable of being modified; liable to modification.

Definition of Modifiable

1. Adjective. Capable of being modified; subject to modification. ¹

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Definition of Modifiable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Modifiable

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modesties
modestly
modestness
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modesty panels
modi
modi operandi
modica
modicity
modicum
modicums
modifiabilities
modifiability
modifiable (current term)
modificable
modificand
modificands
modification
modification enzyme
modifications
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modificomics
modified
modified American plan
modified Newtonian dynamics
modified aspect ratio
modified bitumen

Literary usage of Modifiable

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1. The Practical Study of Languages: A Guide for Teachers and Learners by Henry Sweet (1906)
"modifiable General Basis We see, then, that the ideal of a general alphabet for practical purposes is one which gives a basis which is, on the whole, ..."

2. The Psychology of Peoples by Gustave Le Bon (1912)
"... of the most importance—Character—Morality—The intellectual qualities are modifiable by education—The qualities appertaining to character are irreducible ..."

3. Historical Philosophy in France and French Belgium and Switzerland by Robert Flint (1894)
"He has so repeatedly expressed himself to a contrary effect, so fully recognised the derivative and modifiable nature of race, that this common ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"[< F. modifiable, < L. as if ... Same as modifiable. Bailey. He (Christ] shall reign for ever and ever, not only to the ..."

5. The Alternative: A Study in Psychology by Edmund R. Clay (1882)
"... modifiable by interaction. This tenet banishes the theory of natural causation as regards such things, and substitutes that of Pre-established Harmony. ..."

6. The Alternative: A Study in Psychology by Edmund R. Clay (1882)
"... unextended things are not interiorly modifiable by interaction. This tenet banishes the theory of natural causation as regards such things, ..."

7. History of the Philosophy of History by Robert Flint (1893)
"He has so repeatedly expressed himself to a contrary effect, so fully recognised the derivative and modifiable nature of race, that this common ..."

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