superability

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

superable +‎ -ity

NounEdit

superability (uncountable)

  1. superableness; the ability of an obstacle to be overcome.
    • 1912, George Tyrrell, Maude Dominica Petre, Autobiography and life of George Tyrrell
      But if I was cheered at the superability of the moral obstacle, I quailed before the intellectual and educational test...

Etymology 2Edit

super- +‎ ability

NounEdit

superability (countable and uncountable, plural superabilities)

  1. Exceptional ability.
    • 1970, Charles Henry Meisgeier, John D King, The process of special education administration
      ...it may be maintained that a special education service may be provided only upon the establishment of the existence of a learning superability...
Last modified on 23 August 2013, at 12:19