-able

(Latin: a suffix; expressing capacity, fitness to do that which can be handled or managed, suitable skills to accomplish something; capable of being done, something which can be finished, etc.)

A suffix that forms adjectives. The suffix -ible has related meanings; expressing ability, capacity, fitness; capable of, fit for, able to be done, can be done, inclined to, tending to, given to.

This list is only a small sample of the thousands of -able words that exist in English.

contemplable (adjective)
A reference to something which can be pondered or thought about: "He considered the subject to be contemplable."
contestable (adjective), more contestable, most contestable
That which may be disputed, questioned, challenged, or debated; disputable; controvertible: "The referee's penalty call was contested by the player and the coach."
contradictable (adjective), more contradictable, most contradictable
1. Characterized by asserting or expressing the opposite of a statement which was made previously: Mike was being so contradictable by first saying one thing; then an hour later, he was denying it!
2. Descriptive of being inconsistent about or being inconsistent with: The witnesses were giving contradictable information, each one describing the accident in a completely different way.
3. That which can be argued against; such as, the truth or correctness of someone's statement or claim about something: James told his friends that his mother was going to have another baby; however, it was a very contradictable statement because she was not pregnant!
contrastable (adjective)
contributable (adjective), more contributable, most contributable
contrivable (adjective)
Capable of being contrived, planned, invented, or devised.
conversable (adjective)
conveyable (adjective), more conveyable, most conveyable
copyable, copiable (adjectives)
1. That which can be made into an imitation or reproduction of an original.
2. The ability to duplicate, or to replicate, something.
credible, creditable, credulity, credulous
credible (KRED uh buhl) (adjective)
Believable, capable of being believed, or worthy of confidence; reliable: During the trial, Eloise was presented as a credible witness for the defense.
creditable (KRED i tuh buhl) (adjective)
Worthy of credit or praise for doing something: Winning the spelling match was the result of the creditable performance by all of the students.
credulity (kri DOO li tee) (noun)
A tendency to believe too readily: The police captain questioned the credulity of the new officer during the investigation of the crime.
credulous (KREJ oo luhs) (adjective)
Inclined to believe almost anything; gullible; naive: The credulous behavior of the young man who had just moved to the city suggested that he was naive.

With the appearance of credulous behavior, Miranda told a credible story of the school competition during which the students gave a creditable performance of a mystery play which stretched the credulity of the audience.

 
creditable (adjective), more creditable, most creditable
1. Worthy of being believed: The lawyer thought Jaime presented a creditable testimony at the trial.
2. Good enough to be praised but not necessarily outstanding or successful: Jerome thought the actors made a creditable performance that evening.
Good enough to bring praise.
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culpable (adjective), more culpable, most culpable
Relating to the justification of blame or censure as guilty of doing something criminal, evil, improper, or injurious: After Jacob was found culpable for the mismanagement at his company, he was forced to resign.

Sometimes an individual is just as culpable of a wrongdoing when he or she watches someone else doing something illegal and does not notify the authorities.

At the trial, the defendant was charged with culpable negligence for driving through a red traffic light.

President Trump denies any culpable responsibility for the chaos that exists in his staff.

Descriptive of condemnation or blame for neglecting to do something.
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Pertaining to deserving responsibility for doing something wrong
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cultivable (adjective), more cultivable, most cultivable
Capable of undergoing cultivation: cultivable land.
cultivatable (adjective), more cultivatable, most cultivatable
A reference to farmland which is capable of being farmed productively.
curable (adjective), more curable, most curable
Pertaining to an emotional or a physical affliction that with proper medical treatment can be healed: "Most illnesses are curable with the right diagnosis and therapy or remedies provided by physicians."