teachableness


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

teach·a·ble

 (tē′chə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being taught: teachable skills.
2. Able and willing to learn: teachable youngsters.

teach′a·bil′i·ty, teach′a·ble·ness n.
teach′a·bly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

teachableness

(ˈtiːtʃəbəlnəs)
n
the quality or condition of being teachable
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
After Socrates has given this specimen of the true nature of teaching, the original question of the teachableness of virtue is renewed.
And when a hazy conception of this ideal was attained, it was only by a further effort that the question of the teachableness of virtue could be resolved.
Quickly the steward learned Michael's pre-eminent teachableness. In the course of his careful feeding of him, he gave him an occasional chicken bone.
(as he afterwards told me) that I must be a YAHOO; but my teachableness, civility, and cleanliness, astonished him; which were qualities altogether opposite to those animals.
The mere habit of learning to love is the thing; and a teachableness of disposition in a young lady is a great blessing.