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in·hab·it

 (ĭn-hăb′ĭt)
v. in·hab·it·ed, in·hab·it·ing, in·hab·its
v.tr.
1. To live or reside in: Dinosaurs inhabited the earth millions of years ago.
2. To be present in; fill: Old childhood memories inhabit the attic.
v.intr. Archaic
To dwell.

[Middle English enhabiten, from Old French enhabiter, from Latin inhabitāre : in-, in; see in-2 + habitāre, to dwell, frequentative of habēre, to have; see ghabh- in Indo-European roots.]

in·hab′it·a·bil′i·ty n.
in·hab′it·a·ble adj.
in·hab′i·ta′tion n.
in·hab′it·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inhabitable - fit for habitation; "the habitable world"
livable, liveable - fit or suitable to live in or with; "livable conditions"

inhabitable

adjective
Fit to live in:
Translations
صالِح للسَّكَن
obyvatelný
beboelig
íbúîarhæfur
yaşanabilir

inhabitable

[ɪnˈhæbɪtəbl] ADJ (gen) → habitable

inhabitable

[ɪnˈhæbɪtəbəl] adjhabitable

inhabitable

adjbewohnbar

inhabitable

[ɪnˈhæbɪtəbl] adjabitabile

inhabit

(inˈhabit) verb
(of people, animals etc) to live in (a region etc). Polar bears inhabit the Arctic region; That house is now inhabited by a Polish family.
inˈhabitable adjective
(negative uninhabitable) fit to be lived in. The building was no longer inhabitable.
inˈhabitant noun
a person or animal that lives permanently in a place. the inhabitants of the village; tigers, leopards and other inhabitants of the jungle.
References in classic literature ?
Here Saturn's grey chaos rolls over me, and I obtain dim, shuddering glimpses into those Polar eternities; when wedged bastions of ice pressed hard upon what are now the Tropics; and in all the 25,000 miles of this world's circumference, not an inhabitable hand's breadth of land was visible.
Of the four inhabitable rooms which were all at the admiral's disposal during the day -- that is to say, of the dining-room, the library, the morning-room, and the drawing-room opening out of the vestibule -- the library appeared to be the apartment in which, if he had a preference, he passed the greater part of his time.
Such being the case, Caprona was inhabitable, if not inhabited, by man; but how to reach the inhabitable interior
They said the army wanted to demolish the entire apartment but because it was in a building they could not and decided to pour concrete into one room to make it inhabitable.
The house is not inhabitable and heat from the fire melted some vinyl siding on a nearby home.
Drive them out by polluting the air and make it inhabitable, is the plan.
Namwela Boys High school was earmarked for closure last year after its facilities were found to be inhabitable.
It is almost an inhabitable area where he lives, we had earlier invited him to come and live in the city but he refused.
Gasita Village Development Committee Chairperson, Ms Goemaone Sebate had earlier on during her appraisal to Dr Madigele registered concern about the inhabitable state of the school particularly the dormitories.
By that time, there might be other planets that become inhabitable.
No es posible hablar de democracia cuando nuestros gobernantes son elegidos no por sus virtudes sino por la propaganda brutal y la coaccion del voto; cuando llegan al cargo para ganar dinero y hacer negocio y no para servir; cuando, despues de electos, es imposible removerlos de sus cargos si traicionan a la gente, cuando nuestras ciudades han crecido de tal forma que reducen la practica de las virtudes a momentos donde la violencia, ya de por si extrema, amenaza en el imaginario la integridad de todos o donde la naturaleza, como en el reciente terremoto, hace inhabitable lo ya de por si inhabitable; cuando lo que se vive no es el orden legislativo sino el imperio de los intereses y el uso faccioso de la ley; cuando, por lo mismo, la auctoritas se vive como potestas.
Inhabitable planets become habitable and vice versa.