Pronunciation: (di-spen'su-bul), [key]
1. capable of being dispensed with or done without; not necessary or essential.
2. capable of being dispensed or administered: The money is not dispensable at present.
3. Rom. Cath. Ch.capable of being permitted or forgiven, as an offense or sin.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.