Definition of medicable in English:


Line breaks: med¦ic|able
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛdɪkəb(ə)l


Able to be treated or cured medically.
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  • We're no longer sure whether despair is a sin, as the Bible says, or a medicable illness, or a rational response to an insane world.


late 16th century (in the sense 'possessing medicinal properties'): from Latin medicabilis, from medicari 'administer remedies to' (see medicate).

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