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Passible \Pas"si*ble\, a. [L. passibilis, fr. pati, to suffer: cf. F. passible. See Passion.] Susceptible of feeling or suffering, or of impressions from external agents.

Apolinarius, which held even deity itself passible.


a. 1 (context chiefly theology English) Able to suffer, or feel pain. 2 Able to feel emotion. 3 Capable of suffering injury or detriment. 4 Liable to experience change or decay.

Usage examples of "passible".

Passion was consummated in a body that still had a passible nature, which is known to all by general laws: consequently His Passion could be directly manifested to all.