- The definition of permissible is something allowed or permitted.
When a behavior is allowed, it is an example of a permissible behavior.
Origin: Middle English from Middle French from Midieval Latin permissibilis from Classical Latin permissus, past participle of permittere
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- per·misˌsi·bilˈi·ty, per·misˈsi·ble·ness noun
- per·misˈsi·bly adverb