impressionable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French impressionnable. See also impressible.

Adjective[edit]

impressionable ‎(comparative more impressionable, superlative most impressionable)

  1. Being easily influenced (especially of young people).

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

impressionable ‎(plural impressionables)

  1. An impressionable person.
    • 1942, Frank Gervasi, War Has Seven Faces
      They were the faces of the same gentlemen who plied the corruptibles in Rumania with cash and impressed the impressionables with Germany's power.

References[edit]

  • impressionable in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911