con|form´a|ble|ness

con|form|a|ble «kuhn FR muh buhl», adjective.
1. = similar. (Cf.similar)
2. adapted; suited. SYNONYM(S): adjusted.
3. in agreement; harmonious. SYNONYM(S): agreeable.
4. obedient; submissive: »

The boy was conformable to his father's wishes.

SYNONYM(S): tractable.
5. Geology. (of strata) having the planes of stratification mutually parallel.
con|form´a|ble|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • con|tempt´i|ble|ness — con|tempt|i|ble «kuhn TEHMP tuh buhl», adjective. 1. deserving contempt or scorn; held in contempt; mean; low: »a contemptible lie. Cowards and cheats are contemptible people. SYNONYM(S): worthless, despicable. 2. Obsolete. full of contempt;… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • in´con|vert´i|ble|ness — in|con|vert|i|ble «IHN kuhn VUR tuh buhl», adjective. not convertible; that cannot be converted or exchanged. Paper money is inconvertible when it cannot be exchanged for gold or silver. –in´con|vert´i|ble|ness, noun. –in´con|vert´i|bly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|con´quer|a|ble|ness — un|con|quer|a|ble «uhn KONG kuhr uh buhl», adjective. 1. that cannot be defeated: »Thou hast great allies; Thy friends are exultations, agonies, And love, and man s unconquerable mind (Wordsworth). I thank whatever gods may be For my… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in´con|sol´a|ble|ness — in|con|sol|a|ble «IHN kuhn SOH luh buhl», adjective. not to be comforted; broken hearted: »The girl was inconsolable at the loss of her kitten. The Duchess of Kent…remained in Buckingham Palace, a discarded figure, powerless and inconsolable… …   Useful english dictionary

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