superability

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

superable +‎ -ity

Noun[edit]

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 2[edit]

super- +‎ ability

Noun[edit]

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...