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Impressible \Im*press"i*ble\, a. [Cf. F. impressible.] Capable of being impressed; susceptible; sensitive. -- Im*press"i*ble*ness, n. -- Im*press"i*bly, adv.


a. Capable of being impressed; susceptible of receiving impression; capable of creating an impression.


adj. easily impressed or influenced; "an impressionable youngster"; "an impressionable age" [syn: impressionable] [ant: unimpressionable]

Usage examples of "impressible".

I think, who are impressible, and of necessity depressible when their nervous systems are overtasked, but elastic, recovering easily from mental worries and fatigues, and only wanting a little change of their conditions to get back their bloom and cheerfulness.

He was a favorite with his female patients,--perhaps many of them would have said because he was good-looking and pleasant in his manners, but some thought in virtue of a special magnetic power to which certain temperaments were impressible, though there was no explaining it.