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apprehensible Line breaks: ap¦pre|hen|sible
Pronunciation: /aprɪˈhɛnsɪb(ə)l/

Definition of apprehensible in English:


archaic or , literary
Capable of being understood or perceived: a bat whirred, apprehensible only from the displacement of air
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  • This capacity allows action - individual and collective - to orient meaningfully to realms of reality not immediately apprehensible through the senses, to pursue ends that transcend current circumstances and conditions.
  • It is immediately apprehensible, and needs to be seen again and again, because it remains puzzling, both as to its form and as to its meaning.
  • The new popular poetry reminds literati that auditory poetry virtually always employs apprehensible formal patterns to shape its language.


Early 17th century: from late Latin apprehensibilis, from Latin apprehendere (see apprehend).

Words that rhyme with apprehensible

comprehensible, defensible, distensible, extensible, ostensible, reprehensible, sensible
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