Expiable
Expiable Ex"pi*a*ble, a. [See {Expiate}.] Capable of being expiated or atoned for; as, an expiable offense; expiable guilt. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • expiable — [ ɛkspjabl ] adj. • XIVe; de expier ♦ Rare Qui peut être expié. Faute expiable. ⊗ CONTR. Inexpiable. ● expiable adjectif Qui peut être expié : Un crime difficilement expiable. expiable [ɛkspjabl] adj …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • expiable — index justifiable, pardonable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • expiable — [eks′pē ə bəl] adj. [Fr] that can be expiated …   English World dictionary

  • expiable — (èk spi a bl ) adj. Qui peut être expié. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   La haine non expiable que il avoient contre les Romains, BERCHEURE f° 33, verso..    XVIe s. •   Expiable, OUDIN Dict.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. expiabilis, de expiare, expier …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • expiable — /ek spee euh beuhl/, adj. capable of being expiated: an expiable crime. [1560 70; < LL expiabilis, equiv. to expia(re) to EXPIATE + bilis BLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • expiable — expiate ► VERB ▪ atone for (guilt or sin). DERIVATIVES expiable adjective expiation noun expiator noun expiatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin expiare appease by sacrifice , from pius pious …   English terms dictionary

  • expiable — adjective see expiate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • expiable — ► adjetivo Que se puede expiar …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • expiable — ex·pi·a·ble …   English syllables

  • expiable — ex•pi•a•ble [[t]ˈɛk spi ə bəl[/t]] adj. capable of being expiated • Etymology: 1560–70 …   From formal English to slang

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