Evitable meaning

ĕv'ĭ-tə-bəl
Possible to avoid; avoidable.
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Avoidable.
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Possible to avoid; avertible.

The tragic consequences were evitable.

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Origin of evitable

  • Latin ēvītābilis from ēvītāre to shun ex- ex- vītāre to avoid
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle French evitable, from Latin ēvītābilis (“avoidable”), from ēvītō (“I avoid”), from ē- (“out”) + vītō (“I shun”).
    From Wiktionary