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  1. deceivableadjective

    Able to be deceived; gullible.

  2. deceivableadjective


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Deceivableadjective

    Etymology: from deceive.

    Man was not only deceivable in his integrity, but the angels of light in all their clarity. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. i. c. 1.

    How would thou use me now, blind, and thereby
    Deceivable, in most things as a child
    Helpless; hence easily contemn’d and scorn’d,
    And last neglected. John Milton, Agonistes, l. 938.

    It is good to consider of deformity, not as a sign, which is more deceivable, but as a cause which seldom faileth of the effect. Francis Bacon, Essays.

    He received nothing but fair promises, which proved deceivable. John Hayward.

    O everfailing trust
    In mortal strength! And oh, what not in man
    Deceivable and vain? John Milton, Agonistes, l. 348.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deceivableadjective

    fitted to deceive; deceitful

  2. Deceivableadjective

    subject to deceit; capable of being misled

  3. Etymology: [F. dcevable.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deceivable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deceivable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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