noun see pregnable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pregnability — index danger Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pregnability — See pregnable. * * * …   Universalium

  • pregnability — n. openness to attack, assailableness; vulnerability, penetrability; ability to be conquered, ability to be vanquished …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pregnable — pregnability, n. /preg neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being taken or won by force: a pregnable fortress. 2. open to attack; assailable: a pregnable argument. [1400 50; late ME prenable < MF prenable, pregnable, equiv. to pren (weak s. of prendre …   Universalium

  • pregnable — adjective Etymology: alteration of Middle English prenable, from Anglo French more at impregnable Date: 14th century vulnerable to capture < a pregnable fort > • pregnability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • danger — I noun assailability, crisis, defenselessness, discrimen, exposure to harm, hazard, helplessness, imperilment, jeopardy, lack of protection, lack of safety, liability to injury, menace, nonimmunity, penetrability, periculum, peril, perilousness,… …   Law dictionary

  • chink — Synonyms and related words: abysm, abyss, aperture, arroyo, assailability, bar, bezel, bind, block, block up, blockade, box canyon, breach, break, broach, bump, bung, canyon, cash, caulk, cavity, chamfer, change ringing, chap, chase, chasm, check …   Moby Thesaurus

  • soft spot — Synonyms and related words: a thing for, affinity, aptitude, aptness, assailability, bent, bias, cast, chink, conatus, conduciveness, delight, diathesis, disposition, eagerness, exposed nerve, feeling for, fondness, heel of Achilles, inclination …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vulnerability — Synonyms and related words: ad lib, assailability, breakability, breakableness, brittleness, chink, crackability, crackableness, crispness, crumbliness, crushability, crushableness, delicacy, disqualification, exposure, extemporaneousness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • weak link — Synonyms and related words: assailability, blemish, bug, catch, chink, crack, defect, defection, deficiency, drawback, failing, failure, fault, faute, flaw, foible, frailty, heel of Achilles, hole, imperfection, inadequacy, infirmity, kink,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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