What does the word impressible mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Capable of being impressed.

  • Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: noun


Usage examples for impressible

  1. Isaac was at an impressible age, and on those occasions his thirsty soul drank eagerly from the fountain of living water. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  2. These East Frieslanders are, as I have already remarked, a brave, healthy, practical people; in them is lacking that morbid imagination which makes us so impressible to the ghostly and supernatural. – The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  3. Furthermore; in regard to our honoured and beloved master, Dr. Phillips himself; there is this advantage to be named as enjoyed by those whose lot it was, in this new region, to pass a portion of their impressible youth in the society of such a character: it furnished them with a visible concrete illustration of much that otherwise would have been a vague abstraction in the pictures of English society set before the fancy in the Spectator, for instance, or Boswell's Johnson, and other standard literary productions of a century ago. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding