habitableness
noun see habitable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Habitableness — Habitable Hab it*a*ble (h[a^]b [i^]t*[.a]*b l), a. [F. {habitable}, L. habitabilis.] Capable of being inhabited; that may be inhabited or dwelt in; as, the habitable world. {Hab it*a*ble*ness}, n. {Hab it*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • habitableness — n. quality of being fit to live in …   English contemporary dictionary

  • habitableness — hab·it·able·ness …   English syllables

  • habitableness — noun suitability for living in or on • Syn: ↑habitability • Derivationally related forms: ↑habitable, ↑habitable (for: ↑habitability) • Hypernyms: ↑fitness …   Useful english dictionary

  • habitability — noun suitability for living in or on • Syn: ↑habitableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑habitable (for: ↑habitableness), ↑habitable • Hypernyms: ↑fitness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Habitability — Hab it*a*bil i*ty (h[a^]b [i^]t*[.a]*b[i^]l [i^]*t[y^]), n. Habitableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • habitable — adjective Date: 14th century capable of being lived in ; suitable for habitation • habitability noun • habitableness noun • habitably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • habitable — habitability, habitableness, n. habitably, adv. /hab i teuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being inhabited. [1350 1400; ME habitabilis, equiv. to habita(re) to inhabit (see HABITAT) + bilis BLE; r. ME abitable < MF] * * * …   Universalium

  • habitable — /ˈhæbətəbəl/ (say habuhtuhbuhl) adjective capable of being inhabited. –habitability /hæbətəˈbɪləti/ (say habuhtuh biluhtee), habitableness, noun –habitably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • fitness — noun 1. the quality of being suitable (Freq. 3) they had to prove their fitness for the position • Syn: ↑fittingness • Ant: ↑unfitness • Derivationally related forms: ↑fitting ( …   Useful english dictionary

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