- capable of being instructed, as a person; docile.
- capable of being taught, as a subject.
Origin of teachable
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Examples from the Web for unteachable
But because the romantic will was unteachable, all will was declared to be foolish.Egotism in German Philosophy
He is forced to conclude that the ignorant savages are unteachable.The Unlearned
Raymond F. Jones
But they fail to realize that certain things are unteachable and intransmissible.Child Versus Parent
And are we quite content to say that the greatest of subjects is unteachable?The Teacher
George Herbert Palmer
Magic, the exercise of an unteachable will, is still Faust's instrument.Three Philosophical Poets
Word Origin and History for unteachable
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