Painable
Painable Pain"a*ble, a. [Cf. F. p['e]nible.] Causing pain; painful. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The manacles of Astyages were not . . . the less weighty and painable for being composed of gold or silver. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]


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  • Penible — Pen*i ble, a. [OF. penible. Cf. {Painable}.] Painstaking; assidous. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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