from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Ability or disposition to write.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Ability or capacity to write.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or condition of being writable.


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write +‎ -ability


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  • You see by my writability in pressing my letters on you, that my pen has still a colt's tooth left, but I never indulge the poor old child with more paper than this small-sized sheet, I do not give it enough to make a paper kite and fly abroad on wings of booksellers.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 4

  • I guess that, within the confines on the read / writability of memory that the series imposes on itself, it works and leads to interesting ways of telling tales that range from bittersweet to outright tragic.

    Anime Nano!


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