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1. controllable

adjective. ['kənˈtroʊləbəl'] capable of being controlled.

Synonyms

  • manageable

Antonyms

  • intractable
  • disobedient

Etymology

  • -able (English)
  • control (English)
  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Controllable

  • consolable

Example sentences of the word controllable


1. Adjective
You could also ignite flammable chemicals in the wood that could cause an controllable fire or even an explosion.

Quotes containing the word controllable


1. I'm not the kind of person who likes to shout out my personal issues from the rooftops, but with my bipolar becoming public, I hope fellow sufferers will know it's completely controllable. I hope I can help remove any stigma attached to it, and that those who don't have it under control will seek help with all that is available to treat it.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

2. For, after all, how do we know that two and two make four? Or that the force of gravity works? Or that the past is unchangeable? If both the past and the external world exist only in the mind, and if the mind itself is controllable – what then?
- George Orwell, 1984

3. Sufficiently simple natural structures are predictable but uncontrollable, whereas sufficiently complex symbolic descriptions are controllable but unpredictable.
- Howard Pattee

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