Impressionability



[im-presh-uh-nuh-buh l, -presh-nuh-] /ɪmˈprɛʃ ə nə bəl, -ˈprɛʃ nə-/

adjective
1.
easily or influenced; susceptible:
an impressionable youngster.
2.
capable of being impressed.
/ɪmˈprɛʃənəbəl; -ˈprɛʃnə-/
adjective
1.
easily influenced or characterized by susceptibility to influence: an impressionable child, an impressionable age
adj.

1836, formed on French model, from impression + -able. Earlier was impressible (1620s).

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