communicableness
noun see communicable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Communicableness — Communicable Com*mu ni*ca*ble (k[o^]m*m[=u] n[i^]*k[.a]*b l), a. [Cf. F. communicable, LL. communicabilis.] 1. Capable of being communicated, or imparted; as, a communicable disease; communicable knowledge. [1913 Webster] 2. Communicative; free… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • communicableness — See communicability. * * * …   Universalium

  • communicableness — noun The state or quality of being communicable …   Wiktionary

  • communicableness — n. ability to be communicated, ability to be imparted; ability to be transmitted; willingness to communicate, talkativeness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • communicableness — com·mu·ni·ca·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • communicableness — noun see communicable …   Useful english dictionary

  • communicable — adjective Date: 1534 1. capable of being communicated ; transmittable < communicable diseases > 2. communicative < prove myself a gentleman, by being …virtuous and communicable Izaac Walton > • communicability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • communicable — communicability, communicableness, n. communicably, adv. /keuh myooh ni keuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being easily communicated or transmitted: communicable information; a communicable disease. 2. talkative; communicative. [1350 1400; ME < LL… …   Universalium

  • communicable — /kəˈmjunɪkəbəl/ (say kuh myoohnikuhbuhl) adjective 1. capable of being communicated. 2. communicative. 3. (of diseases) either infectious or contagious. {Medieval Latin commūnicābilis} –communicability /kəˌmjunɪkəˈbɪləti/ (say kuh.myoohnikuh… …   Australian English dictionary

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