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The writers who have the deepest influence on one are those one reads in ones more impressionable, early life, and often it is the more youthful works of those writers that leave the deepest imprint.
J. M. Coetzee

Meaning of "impressionable" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IMPRESSIONABLE

impressionable  [ɪmˈprɛʃənəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IMPRESSIONABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Impressionable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES IMPRESSIONABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of impressionable in the English dictionary

The definition of impressionable in the dictionary is easily influenced or characterized by susceptibility to influence.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IMPRESSIONABLE


actionable
ˈækʃənəbəl
apportionable
əˈpɔːʃənəbəl
conscionable
ˈkɒnʃənəbəl
disproportionable
ˌdɪsprəˈpɔːʃənəbəl
exceptionable
ɪkˈsɛpʃənəbəl
fashionable
ˈfæʃənəbəl
fissionable
ˈfɪʃənəbəl
inconscionable
ɪnˈkɒnʃənəbəl
mentionable
ˈmɛnʃənəbəl
objectionable
əbˈdʒɛkʃənəbəl
pensionable
ˈpɛnʃənəbəl
perditionable
pəˈdɪʃənəbəl
proportionable
prəˈpɔːʃənəbəl
questionable
ˈkwɛstʃənəbəl
sanctionable
ˈsæŋkʃənəbəl
unconscionable
ʌnˈkɒnʃənəbəl
unexceptionable
ˌʌnɪkˈsɛpʃənəbəl
unfashionable
ʌnˈfæʃənəbəl
unmentionable
ʌnˈmɛnʃənəbəl
unquestionable
ʌnˈkwɛstʃənəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IMPRESSIONABLE

imprese
impress
impresse
impressed
impresser
impressibility
impressible
impression
impressionability
impressionableness
impressional
impressionally
impressionism
impressionist
impressionistic
impressive
impressively
impressiveness
impressment
impressure

WORDS THAT END LIKE IMPRESSIONABLE

able
abominable
amenable
assignable
attainable
enable
explainable
imaginable
interminable
obtainable
personable
reasonable
returnable
sustainable
tunable
unable
unalienable
unattainable
unimaginable
unreasonable
unsustainable

Synonyms and antonyms of impressionable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «IMPRESSIONABLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «impressionable» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of impressionable

Translation of «impressionable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IMPRESSIONABLE

Find out the translation of impressionable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of impressionable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «impressionable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

易受影响
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

impresionable
570 millions of speakers

English

impressionable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रभावित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التأثر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

впечатлительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

impressionável
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনুভূতিপ্রবণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

impressionnable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Boleh dipengaruhi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

leicht zu beeindrucken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

感じやすい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

감수성이 예민한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Impressionable
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đa cam
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எளிதில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रभावशाली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kolay etkilenen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

impressionabile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wrażliwy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вразливий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

impresionabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευαίσθητος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vatbaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

påverkad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

påvirkelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of impressionable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IMPRESSIONABLE»

The term «impressionable» is regularly used and occupies the 77.038 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IMPRESSIONABLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about impressionable

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9 QUOTES WITH «IMPRESSIONABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word impressionable.
1
J. M. Coetzee
The writers who have the deepest influence on one are those one reads in ones more impressionable, early life, and often it is the more youthful works of those writers that leave the deepest imprint.
2
Grimes
Basically, I'm really impressionable and have no sense of consistency in anything I do.
3
Gayle King
I have an impressionable palate. A well-worded menu or beautifully presented dish excites me. I get a great deal of pleasure just thinking about food.
4
Sam Kinison
Obviously I'm not a role model for impressionable youth.
5
Chris O'Donnell
I don't know that 'NCIS: Los Angeles' is a complete reinvention, but I'm playing one of the guys in charge this time. Before I'd be cast as a young impressionable character. I think part of that is just being more mature.
6
Samantha Power
When dictators feel their support slipping among adults, it is not unusual for them to alter school textbooks in the hope of enlisting impressionable youths in their cause.
7
Katee Sackhoff
You know, I like to think that I'm a really strong, tough person, but I'm not. I'm a very, very needy person. I'm very insecure. I'm very impressionable.
8
Muriel Spark
All my pupils are the creme de la creme. Give me a girl of an impressionable age, and she is mine for life.
9
Garry Trudeau
There's always been some concern that adult subject matter should be quarantined from a page that attracts children. Unlike late at night, when 'South Park' and 'Colbert' are on, impressionable minds are wide awake when the newspaper arrives.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IMPRESSIONABLE»

Discover the use of impressionable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to impressionable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Inspirational and Impressionable Moments in Poetry
I wanted to write a little bit of everything, things that I see, feel, touch and remember. I wrote some of my material on personal experience and about friends ad family and my dreams.
J. C. Nickell, 2011
2
Impressionable Occurrences
IMPRESSIONABLE OCCURRENCES is about many impressive topics.
Cecelia Frances Page, 2009
3
Seven Essentials for Character Discipline: Elementary ...
Essential Character Discipline enables the classroom teacher to » Be consistent with limits * Communicate self-importance to children * Model relaxation IMPRESSIONABLE BEHAVIORS Children who exhibit impressionable behaviors  ...
Sandra P. Davis-Johnson, 2001
4
The Impressionable Years
Even though the two stepbrothers did not live in the same household, they were a very intricate part of the family unit. The content of this book is a collection of memories and experiences that left everlasting impressions on the author.
Darlene Landon-ahdieh, 2008
5
Handbook of the Life Course
Youth does appear, then, to be an impressionable period in the life course, where there is considerably more openness to change compared to other stages in life. Indeed, many hold that not only is youth an impressionable period, but that  ...
Jeylan T. Mortimer, Michael J. Shanahan, 2006
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Impressionable Years: The Long-term Effect of Political ...
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Vani Murugesan, 2011
7
Judy, Or the London Serio-comic Journal
There is a "study" in this gay metropolis which is now "in season" everyday that is fine, such as no other city in the whole wide world can equal ; a study which ( when the impressionable male has sufficiently recovered his solf-possession and  ...
‎1880
8
NEURAL PLASTICITY
songs from their father or some other tutor, even from tape-recorded bird songs, during an “impressionable period.” Feedback from the bird's own songs as well as the experience of a tutor's songs appears to be necessary for the shaping of the ...
Peter R HUTTENLOCHER, 2009
9
Mass Hysteria: Medicine, Culture, and Mothers' Bodies
Introduction: Impressionable. Bodies. Female bodies, and especially pregnant and newly maternal bodies, leak, drip, squirt, expand, contract, crave, divide, sag, dilate, and expel. It is hard not to see why such bodies have long seemed to have  ...
Rebecca Kukla, 2005
10
The Psychopathy of Everyday Life: How Antisocial Personality ...
Too Impressionable Too-impressionable individuals are overly ready to be seduced by charmers. At election time they vote not for the able statesman who has a real plan for needed change but for the phony politician who kisses the most ...
Martin Kantor, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IMPRESSIONABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term impressionable is used in the context of the following news items.
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blank: Penn State to remove players' names from football jerseys
Whether or not impressionable 17 and 18-year-old recruits see it that way will be another story. “It's very iconic,” Cabinda said. “Having my ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
2
Irrational Man Joaquin Phoenix - Los Angeles Times
... capturing the attention of Jill Pollard (Emma Stone), an impressionable young student, and Rita Richards (Parker Posey), a science professor ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
3
Mistresses Recap: Bartender Dysphoria - TVLine
JOSS | Reeling from her breakup with Harry, Tall and Impressionable takes Calista's advice and invites a visiting college ex to her boss' soiree ... «TVLine, Jul 15»
4
Peter Hutton answers the questions the fans have been asking …
They are a young team, very impressionable and we don't have that many leaders who can drive them on. We need people behind them, ... «Derry Now, Jul 15»
5
Tahoe teacher among 108 elite educators be honored at White …
“Teenagers are so impressionable, and I just feel that I am at a time to make it or break it for them,” said Hrindo, who lives in Incline Village with ... «Sierra Sun, Jul 15»
6
Donald Trump, His Rising Poll Numbers and Millennials | TheBlaze …
... about voting block in the country, not only because they are the most powerful but because they are the most diverse and impressionable. «TheBlaze.com, Jul 15»
7
Ian McKellen Shines in Mr. Holmes - Film - The Stranger
... retiree working on his memoir, struggling with memory loss, reliving two troubling cases, and mentoring an impressionable boy named Roger ... «TheStranger.com, Jul 15»
8
Moon: Yes, I said the 'N-word' loud, in public
And I'm just very impressionable. (Memorable line from the late great Greg Girardo to fellow roaster Ice T: “You're so old, on your first album the ... «Pensacola News Journal, Jul 15»
9
Lansing girl, 17, gets prison for sex-trafficking ring | Local - WSBT.com
... been sentenced in the ring, and another man is awaiting trial. The teen's attorney says she was impressionable and "duped" by the two men. «WSBT-TV, Jul 15»
10
From The Wicker Man to the First Night at the Proms – meet Gary …
I was young and impressionable: I had a lot of responsibility for the music when I hardly knew which way was up and, in any case, whoever ... «Radio Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Impressionable [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/impressionable>. Nov 2019 ».
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