impressionability

impressionable

[im-presh-uh-nuh-buhl, -presh-nuh-]
adjective
1.
easily impressed or influenced; susceptible: an impressionable youngster.
2.
capable of being impressed.

Origin:
1825–35; impression + -able; compare French impressionnable

impressionability, impressionableness, noun
impressionably, adverb
nonimpressionability, noun
nonimpressionable, adjective
nonimpressionableness, noun
overimpressionability, noun
overimpressionable, adjective
overimpressionableness, noun
overimpressionably, adverb
unimpressionable, adjective

impressionable, impressive.


1. receptive, responsive, suggestible.
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impressionable (ɪmˈprɛʃənəbəl, -ˈprɛʃnə-)
 
adj
easily influenced or characterized by susceptibility to influence: an impressionable child; an impressionable age
 
impressiona'bility
 
n
 
im'pressionableness
 
n

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impressionable
formed 1836 on Fr. model, from impression + -able.
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