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Capable of feeling or suffering; susceptible to sensation or emotion:‘only the humanity of Jesus is regarded as passible’
- ‘Do you allot the suffering to him alone, fending it off from God the Word to avoid God's being declared passible?’
- ‘Those advocating a passible God, Weinandy claims, have ‘locked suffering within God's divine nature, [and] in so doing, locked God out of human suffering.’’
Late Middle English: from Old French, from late Latin passibilis, from Latin pass- suffered, from the verb pati.
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