convictable

[ verb, adjective kuh n-vikt; noun kon-vikt ]SEE DEFINITION OF convictable
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WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Latin convictus, past participle of convincere "to 'overcome' in argument" (see convince). Replaced Old English verb oferstælan. Related: Convicted; convicting.

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