impressible

Part of speech: adjective

Capable of being impressed.

Part of speech: adverb

IMPRESSIBLY.

Part of speech: noun

IMPRESSIBILITY.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Henry Scadding.