Easily able to handle, deal with.

This extreme situation is handleable. So it makes me wonder why we call it extreme.

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  • Handleable — Han dle*a*ble ( [.a]*b l), a. Capable of being handled. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handleable — ələbəl adjective : capable of being handled bucket feeding … makes the heifers gentle and handleable Australian Home Beautiful a set of handleable … and inexpensive volumes Margaret Marshall …   Useful english dictionary

  • handleable — adjective see handle II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • handleable — adjective Capable of being handled …   Wiktionary

  • handleable — han·dle·able …   English syllables

  • handle — handleable, adj. handleability, n. handleless, adj. /han dl/, n., v., handled, handling. n. 1. a part of a thing made specifically to be grasped or held by the hand. 2. that which may be held, seized, grasped, or taken advantage of in effecting a …   Universalium

  • handle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English handel, from Old English handle; akin to Old English hand Date: before 12th century 1. a part that is designed especially to be grasped by the hand 2. something that resembles a handle 3. a. title 8 b. name; a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Yellow-spotted tropical night lizard — Taxobox name = Yellow spotted tropical night lizard image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata familia = Xantusiidae genus = Lepidophyma species = L. flavimaculatum binomial = Lepidophyma… …   Wikipedia

  • Lasiodora parahybana — Taxobox name = Brazilian salmon pink tarantula image width = 210px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Arachnida ordo = Araneae subordo = Mygalomorphae familia = Theraphosidae genus = Lasiodora species = L.parahybana binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • handler — noun a) One who handles something (especially manually) or someone. The handler of a weapon gets a symbolic sensation of deadly power. b) A controller, trainer, someone who handles a specified thing, animal or person (especially a prizefighter),… …   Wiktionary

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