Inhabitable to Inhume

(In*hab"it*a*ble) a. [L. inhabitabilis. See Inhabit.] Capable of being inhabited; habitable.

Systems of inhabitable planets.

(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 Alps
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.

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.

(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.

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