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Possible to manipulate: a manipulable lever; a manipulable populace.

ma·nip′u·la·bil′i·ty n.


(məˈnɪp yə lə bəl)

capable of or susceptible to being manipulated.
ma•nip`u•la•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.manipulable - easily managed (controlled or taught or molded); "tractable young minds"; "the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition"- Samuel Butler
compliant - disposed or willing to comply; "children compliant with the parental will"
manageable - capable of being managed or controlled
obedient - dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
docile - willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation"
tamed, tame - brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
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It also needs a manipulable, tribe-conscious electorate to hawk ethnic propaganda.
With the death of Yar'Adua, he gladly supported Jonathan to complete Yar'Adua's term and to contest the presidency in 2011, thinking that the timid-looking man who grew up without shoes would be easily manipulable.
The Itemere letters have exposed the CA as a politically manipulable entity vulnerable to bullying by the ministry.
This is the "offstage" space of the English Renaissance theater, he says, a vast, manipulable, and ultimately unmappable region that spectators never actually see.
Manipulable analytical scales with internal calibration.
Los primeros resultados muestran que en los OCAD la regla de mayoria es manipulable y no es implementable en estrategias dominantes ni en equilibrios de Nash.
Si esta sirve para erigir personajes tan mediocres, por el voto de una muchedumbre sorda y el "voto electoral" (USA), entonces la democracia como sistema de gobierno, de vida y de convivencia de los individuos y las naciones, es tan manipulable como una dictadura, como la comunista o la islamista.
Now--with federal encroachment upon every province of life, overt ideological hostility to American nationhood, and the Balkanization of the population into as many manipulable identities as will (until no longer needed) serve the progressive agenda--the balance of levels of governance, and our felicitous constitutional structure will be so subject to stress and attack that, ironically, the wonderful example partisans of a united Europe sought to imitate may evolve into the kind of bureaucratic tyranny Europe now finds difficult to endure.
Some of them want to make it as boy-next-door types, because they know that many female viewers go for such good-looking but safe types, in keeping with their fond fantasy of ending up with the perfect and perfectly manipulable guy who won't hurt them in the end.
adding computer vision and image recognition) the information about the surrounding real world of the user becomes interactive and digitally manipulable.
8 reported as saying: "These numbers are extremely manipulable.
A disposal-bag system for an object, comprising: a pod container attached to an object, having a bottom sheet and a top sheet attached together and defining an internal cavity, and having an open-able closure manipulable from a closed state to an opened state.