capable of being or suitable for .
Historical Examples

Here the dramatic form was much more definite, though still not attempting acted or actable drama.
A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) George Saintsbury

The thing is to pack them all into a neat little framework and then act what is actable.
Three Plays Luigi Pirandello

It is significant to note that Mr. Bottomley’s pieces are excellent in proportion as they are actable.
King Lear’s Wife; The Crier by Night; The Riding to Lithend; Midsummer-Eve; Laodice and Dana Gordon Bottomley

It is eminently “actable,” presenting striking tableaus and situations.
Essays on Scandinavian Literature Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

The most intelligent performer is he who recognizes most surely this “actable” and distinguishes in it the more from the less.
Picture and Text Henry James

A conclusive objection to the drama as an actable play is that three of the four main episodes are fragmentary.
Life of Robert Browning William Sharp


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