allowableness

allowableness

(əˈlaʊəbəlnəs)
n
the quality of being allowable
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Or `I know it must have sounded as if I was saying that P, but I really didn't mean you to take it that way.' The allowableness of supplementary explanation in conversation seems to be attenuated in special cases: for example, apologies of any seriousness are expected to be relatively `complete', and suffer a loss of force if it proves necessary to supplement them.