Inhabitable to Inhume
(In*hab"it*a*ble) a. [L. inhabitabilis. See Inhabit.] Capable of being inhabited; habitable.
Systems of inhabitable planets.Locke.
(In*hab"it*a*ble), a. [L. inhabitabilis: cf. F. inhabitable. See In- not, and Habitable.] Not
habitable; not suitable to be inhabited. [Obs.]
The frozen ridges of the AlpsShak.
Or other ground inhabitable.
(In*hab"it*ance In*hab"it*an*cy) n.
1. The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; the condition of an inhabitant; residence; occupancy.
Ruins yet resting in the wild moors testify a former inhabitance.Carew.
2. (Law) The state of having legal right to claim the privileges of a recognized inhabitant; especially, the
right to support in case of poverty, acquired by residence in a town; habitancy.
(In*hab"it*ant) n. [L. inhabitans, -antis, p. pr. of inhabitare.]
1. One who dwells or resides permanently in a place, as distinguished from a transient lodger or visitor; as,
an inhabitant of a house, a town, a city, county, or state. "Frail inhabitants of earth." Cowper.
In this place, they report that they saw inhabitants which were very fair and fat people.Abp. Abbot.
2. (Law) One who has a legal settlement in a town, city, or parish; a permanent resident.
(In*hab"i*tate) v. t. To inhabit. [Obs.]
(In*hab`i*ta"tion) n. [L. inhabitatio a dwelling.]
1. The act of inhabiting, or the state of being inhabited; indwelling.
The inhabitation of the Holy Ghost.Bp. Pearson.
2. Abode; place of dwelling; residence. [Obs.] Milton.
3. Population; inhabitants. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.
The beginning of nations and of the world's inhabitation.Sir W. Raleigh.
(In*hab"it*a*tive*ness) n. (Phrenol.) A tendency or propensity to permanent residence
in a place or abode; love of home and country.
(In*hab"it*ed), a. Uninhabited. [Obs.] Brathwait.
(In*hab"it*er) n. An inhabitant. [R.] Derham.
(In*hab"it*ive*ness) n. (Phrenol.) See Inhabitativeness.
What the phrenologists call inhabitiveness.Lowell.
(In*hab"it*ress), n. A female inhabitant. [R.]
(In*hal"ant) a. [Cf. F. inhalant.] Inhaling; used for inhaling.
(In*hal"ant) n. An apparatus also called an inhaler (which see); that which is to be inhaled.