Adjective "assailable" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/əˈseɪləb(ə)l/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'And taste is now a far weaker, more assailable notion than it was in the late eighteenth century.'
  2. 'The learned trial judge, as was his province, made those findings, and it is my submission that those findings are not assailable.'

Definitions

1. to attack vigorously or violently; assault.

2. to attack with arguments, criticism, ridicule, abuse, etc.: to assail one's opponent with slander.

3. to undertake with the purpose of mastering: He assailed his studies with new determination.

4. to impinge upon; make an impact on; beset: His mind was assailed by conflicting arguments. The light assailed their eyes.

More examples(as adjective)

"positions can be assailable."

"places can be assailable."

"markets can be assailable."

Origin

(assail)