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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Capable of declining or coming down in station, respectability, or living conditions .

Usage examples (23)
  • Adjective : a descendible hill
  • Then they inspected one of the descendible crafts that already returned from space.
  • The question arises, who is most responsible -- a peer for life whose dignities are not descendible, or a peer for life whose dignities are hereditary?
  • Furthermore, when one examines the dominant theories offered to justify copyright-from Lockean labor to Hegelian personhood to utilitarian theories-no justification for... for more
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