[ US /ˌəndɝˈstændəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ˌʌndəstˈændəbə‍l/ ]
  1. capable of being apprehended or understood
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How To Use understandable In A Sentence

  • But there was understandable outrage when sundry fund managers and regional stockbrokers were confronted with the hat. Times, Sunday Times
  • Sadly, I must concede, that it was an understandable response in that milieu.
  • It's unavoidable, understandable, and perfectly forgivable under the circumstances.
  • It was an understandable mistake when the request was made by phone.
  • The media's fixation with what happens next was completely understandable.
  • Third, "patronizing" is an understandable complaint but I do have honest respect and admiration for most people at TT. A Pat on the Back for Matzke
  • Even though this denial has to some extent to do with Habermas’s understandable fight with the ghost of Heidegger, he seems now to turn this into a new orthodoxy, thereby showing how critical theory is incapable of critiquing its very foundational presuppositions such as valorization of rational argumentations, performative competence, validity claims and linguistic intersubjectivity instead of emotional intersubjectivity Craib, 1998. Jürgen Habermas, Sri Aurobindo and Beyond
  • Worries about cutbacks in government spending are understandable. Times, Sunday Times
  • His fierce loyalty to his lead actor is understandable. Times, Sunday Times
  • Their refusal to cooperate is perfectly/completely understandable, considering the circumstances.
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