hurt|a|ble

hurt|a|ble
hurt|a|ble «HUR tuh buhl», adjective.
capable of being hurt or damaged.

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  • in´jur|a|ble — in|jure «IHN juhr», transitive verb, jured, jur|ing. 1. to do damage to; harm; hurt: »Do not break or injure the bushes in the park. The misunderstanding injured their friendship. 2. to be unfair to; do wrong to: »Those that are not favoured will …   Useful english dictionary

  • ten´der|a|ble — ten|der1 «TEHN duhr», adjective, verb, noun. –adj. 1. not hard or tough; soft: »The meat is tender. Stones hurt the little child s tender feet. 2. a) not strong and hardy; delicate: »tender young grass. The leaves in spring are green and tender.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|vul´ner|a|ble|ness — in|vul|ner|a|ble «ihn VUHL nuhr uh buhl», adjective. 1. that cannot be wounded or hurt; sfe from attack: »Achilles was invulnerable except for his heel. 2. Figurative. proof against attack; not easily assailable: »an invulnerable argument.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|vul|ner|a|ble — «ihn VUHL nuhr uh buhl», adjective. 1. that cannot be wounded or hurt; sfe from attack: »Achilles was invulnerable except for his heel. 2. Figurative. proof against attack; not easily assailable: »an invulnerable argument. SYNONYM(S): tenable,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • at|tack´a|ble — at|tack «uh TAK», verb, noun, adjective. –v.t. 1. to set upon to hurt; use force or weapons on; begin fighting against (someone): »The dog attacked the cat. 2. Figurative. to talk or write against; set upon with hostile actions or words to injure …   Useful english dictionary

  • hate´a|ble — hate «hayt», verb, hat|ed, hat|ing, noun, adjective. –v.t. 1. to dislike very much; detest: »Cats usually hate dogs. Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you (Luke 6:27) …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|place´a|ble — re|place «rih PLAYS», transitive verb, placed, plac|ing. 1. to fill or take the place of: »He replaced his brother as captain. Candles have been replaced by electric lights. 2. to get another in place of: »I will replace the cup I broke. 3. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stub|ble — «STUHB uhl», noun. 1. the lower ends of stalks of grain left in the ground after the grain is cut: »The stubble hurt the boy s bare feet. The long lasting stubbles, with their spilled grain, were also the partridge s winter granaries (London… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tum|ble — «TUHM buhl», verb, bled, bling, noun. –v.i. 1. to fall headlong or in a helpless way, as from stumbling or violence; be precipitated: »The child tumbled down the stairs. 2. to fall prone; fall (down) to the ground. 3. to stumble by tripping (over …   Useful english dictionary

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

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