impressibility


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.

im·press·i·ble

 (ĭm-prĕs′ə-bəl)
adj.
Susceptible to impressions; malleable: impressible young minds.

im·press′i·bil′i·ty n.
im·press′i·bly adv.

impressibility

(ɪmˌprɛsəˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
the quality of being impressionable or impressible
References in classic literature ?
I have an affection for the road yet(though it is not so pleasant a road as it was then), formed in the impressibility of untried youth and hope.
She knew that it was all sentiment, all baseless impressibility, which had caused her to read the scene as her own condemnation; nevertheless she could not get over it; she could not contravene in her own defenceless person all those untoward omens.
But perhaps Dodo, if she were really bordering on such an extravagance, might be turned away from it: experience had often shown that her impressibility might be calculated on.
In parting with the little occupations and relics that reminded her of Hartright, she seems to have parted with all her tenderness and all her impressibility.
She says that Vit is based on a person she knew, a person "who had that impressibility that seems unconfinable even in death.