Non-opposable



[uh-poh-zuh-buh l] /əˈpoʊ zə bəl/

adjective
1.
capable of being placed to something else:
the opposable thumb of primates.
2.
capable of being resisted, fought, or .
/əˈpəʊzəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being opposed
2.
Also apposable. (of the thumb of primates, esp man) capable of being moved into a position facing the other digits so as to be able to touch the ends of each
3.
capable of being placed opposite something else
adj.

1660s, “capable of being withstood,” from oppose + -able. In reference to human thumbs, from 1833. Related: Opposability.

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