What does certifiable mean?

certifiable meaning in General Dictionary

presenting symptoms of psychological disease sufficient for appropriate dedication to a mental institution

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  • fit to-be certified as insane (and addressed properly)
  • with the capacity of becoming guaranteed or certified

certifiable meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1846, from certify + -able. Meaning "so deranged as to be certifiably insane" is recorded from 1912.


Sentence Examples with the word certifiable

The good news is this rag of a newspaper doesn't seem to buy Mr. Youngblood as a certifiable clairvoyant.

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