defeasibly

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Etymology[edit]

defeasible +‎ -ly

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defeasibly (not comparable)

  1. In a defeasible manner; subject to being defeated or invalidated.
    • 2007 November 24, Michael V. Antony, “Are Our Concepts”, in Erkenntnis, volume 68, number 2, DOI:10.1007/s10670-007-9061-2:
      As is common practice in psychology, where a term is used univocally (‘bald’, ‘consciousness’), it can be assumed (defeasibly) that individual differences in the associated conceptions of competent users of the term can be abstracted away from, and commonalities studied.