knowable knowable


  • (adj) capable of being known



  1. And while in this way Lenin may be the central actor who begins the 20th century, he is the least knowable of characters.
  2. But by making officially known what was long knowable, Mitchell has added yet another chapter to his distinctly American story.
  3. But unlike most other people who move merch, she doesn't do it by being particularly likable, or knowable, or warm or voluble.



    Conventional wisdom has it that a good documentary will answer questions, but if many fundamental issues are left unresolved in "The Cheshire Murders," it's partially because some things are just unknowable.
    on July 19, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post


  1. "The secrets were things that were ultimately knowable," Gates said. "The mysteries were those where there were too many variables to predict."
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: Reuters Blogs (blog)

  2. "It's interesting to me that some people think they know that because it's not knowable," Rumsfeld said.
    on Feb 6, 2005 By: Donald Rumsfeld Source: USA Today

  3. "The question is exactly where they're going to be flying," said FAA chief Marion Blakey. "How much is in congested airspace? It's probably not knowable at this point."
    on Jan 19, 2006 By: Marion Blakey Source: USA Today

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