from The Century Dictionary.

  • That may be overcome.


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  • That might suck down the road, but it's overcomable.

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  • I believe all of this, Howie, is really overcomable, if I can coin a word here.

    CNN Transcript Aug 31, 2003

  • The task of overcoming the wild forces of nature that stand in the way of individual human life, and of subjecting them to the discipline of the spirit, is a powerful stimulus to moral activity; and they are in fact, in virtue of the divine creative plan, perfectly overcomable by the rational spirit, — if not always by the individual, yet at least by the collective, spirit.

    Christian Ethics. Volume II.���Pure Ethics.

  • [41] So also is there in man himself a primitive antagonism never entirely overcomable in the present life, namely, between reason and the lower animal desires, which latter should in fact be morally dominated by reason.

    Christian Ethics. Volume I.���History of Ethics.

  • There remains in all existence, even in the most highly developed moral life, a never entirely overcomable residuum of an unfree, unspiritual, and morally spirit-trammeling matter, over which God himself is not absolutely master.

    Christian Ethics. Volume I.���History of Ethics.

  • But after spending the years on the ground that I have, I'm absolutely convinced that the problems that Africa faces are 100% overcomable with investment; investment in root causes rather than symptoms.



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