Definition of compossible in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəmˈpɒsɪb(ə)l/


(Of one thing) compatible or possible in conjunction with another.
Example sentences
  • From there, I had to wonder if the mathematics of games force a conscience to develop (and to be sometimes ignored) in any suitable civilization in any compossible world invented by God.
  • Good and bad desires can then be defined as those which are compossible with, respectively, as many and as few other desires as possible.
  • He has declared that he does not care to accept the propriety of compossible rights and will not be bound by them.


Mid 17th century: from Old French, from medieval Latin compossibilis, from com- 'together with' + possibilis (see possible).

Words that rhyme with compossible

impossible, possible

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Line breaks: com|pos¦sible

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