Meaning of passible in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpasɪbl/


Christian Theology
  • Capable of feeling or suffering; susceptible to sensation or emotion.

    ‘only the humanity of Jesus is regarded as passible’
    • ‘Those advocating a passible God, Weinandy claims, have ‘locked suffering within God's divine nature, [and] in so doing, locked God out of human suffering.’’
    • ‘Do you allot the suffering to him alone, fending it off from God the Word to avoid God's being declared passible?’


Late Middle English from Old French, from late Latin passibilis, from Latin pass- ‘suffered’, from the verb pati.