capable of being educated.
of or relating to individuals with mild intellectual disabilities who may achieve self-sufficiency.
- Also ed·u·cat·a·ble [ej-oo-key-tuh-buhl]. /ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪ tə bəl/.
- ed·u·ca·bil·i·ty, noun
- non·ed·u·ca·ble, adjective
- un·ed·u·ca·bil·i·ty, noun
- un·ed·u·ca·ble, adjective
- educable , educible
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How to use educable in a sentence
I mean, if they didn't learn that from the 2004 election then they may be un-educable.
Animals are educable in different degrees; but where they are educable they begin to profit by experience from the first.Evolution in Modern Thought | Ernst Haeckel
In their stead he has a greater plasticity of nature, and a more educable intelligence.Determinism or Free-Will? | Chapman Cohen
The learner could not possibly be educable, that is, susceptible of receiving instruction, unless he were able to think.The Reform of Education | Giovanni Gentile
While atavism itself is unquestioned, this method seizes upon rigid physical characters to measure educable qualities.The Arena | Various
But this freak is a very educable creature, as Professor Yerkes has shown.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) | J. Arthur Thomson
British Dictionary definitions for educable
capable of being trained or educated; able to learn
- educability or educatability, noun
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