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Addibility

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Addibi'lity. n.s. [from addible.] The possibility of being added.

This endless addition, or addibility (if any one like the word better) of numbers, so apparent to the mind, is that which gives us the clearest and most distinct idea of infinity. Locke.

Sources: Locke, John (269)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Addibility." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 29, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13417.


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