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impressible

[im-pres-uh-buh l]
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  1. capable of being impressed; impressionable.
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Origin of impressible

First recorded in 1620–30; impress1 + -ible
Related formsim·press·i·bil·i·ty, im·press·i·ble·ness, nounim·press·i·bly, adverbo·ver·im·press·i·bil·i·ty, nouno·ver·im·press·i·ble, adjectiveo·ver·im·press·i·bly, adverbun·im·press·i·bil·i·ty, nounun·im·press·i·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for impressible

Historical Examples

  • How near he stood, impressible Tom, at that moment, to the eternal mystery!

    Shoulder-Straps

    Henry Morford

  • I almost wonder, seeing she is so impressible, that she can give no account of his whereabouts.

    David Elginbrod

    George MacDonald

  • If impressible he will perceive a cooling sensation as the fingers pass.

  • Their hearts had long ago ceased to be impressible by horrid fancies.

    Under the Waves

    R M Ballantyne

  • He is as impressible as a schoolboy let loose for the long vacation.