Definition of Impressionable

1. Adjective. Easily impressed or influenced. "A waxy mind"

Exact synonyms: Impressible, Waxy
Similar to: Easy, Spinnable, Plastic, Pliant, Susceptible
Derivative terms: Impress
Antonyms: Unimpressionable

Definition of Impressionable

1. a. Liable or subject to impression; capable of being molded; susceptible; impressible.

Definition of Impressionable

1. Adjective. Susceptible of impression; capable of receiving impressions; emotional. ¹

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Definition of Impressionable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Impressionable

impressio colica
impressio duodenalis
impressio gastrica
impressio ligamenti costoclavicularis
impressio oesophagea
impressio petrosa pallii
impressio renalis
impressio suprarenalis
impressio trigeminalis
impression area
impression compound
impression for costoclavicular ligament
impression material
impressionable (current term)
impressiones digitatae
impressions for cerebral gyri
impressions of oesophagus
impressive aphasia

Literary usage of Impressionable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Course of Lectures on the Growth and Means of Training the Mental Faculty by Francis Warner (1890)
"Specimens illustrating living things as being impressionable, and as the seats of ... In the absence of moisture it is not impressionable to the effects of ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"beautiful, and impressionable, she is married to a man much older than herself. While visiting in Moscow, in the household of her brother Prince Stepan Ob- ..."

3. The Aesthetic Nature of Tennyson by Jean Pauline Smith (1920)
"In the following passage" in contrast to the above—we find the expression of delight of the impressionable boy in sounds of dawn—the morning song of the ..."

4. The Flaming Sword in Serbia and Elsewhere by Mabel Annie Stobart (1916)
"I told them all to bring tins, or paper, for some extra rations of tea and coffee, for the trek, and the naughty mood of these impressionable, child-like, ..."

5. The Puritan in Holland, England, and America: An Introduction to American by Douglas Campbell (1892)
"These Elizabethan Englishmen, with their poetical and chival- ric instincts, were as impressionable as children, and as easily affected by anything which ..."

6. Nelson's Friendships by Hilda Gamlin (1899)
"England, Home, and Beauty—Miss Knight—A retrospective glance which shows how, in 1785, the impressionable Captain Nelson of the Boreas had a Platonic ..."

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