Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

impressionable

play
adjective im·pres·sion·able \im-ˈpre-sh(ə-)nə-bəl\

Simple Definition of impressionable

  • : easy to influence

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of impressionable

  1. :  capable of being easily impressed

impressionability

play \-ˌpre-sh(ə-)nə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of impressionable in a sentence

  1. The teacher was accused of forcing his political beliefs on impressionable teenagers.

  2. The book had a profound effect on his impressionable young mind.



1836

First Known Use of impressionable

1836


IMPRESSIONABLE Defined for Kids

impressionable

play
adjective im·pres·sion·able \im-ˈpre-shə-nə-bəl\

Definition of impressionable for Students

  1. :  easy to impress or influence <impressionable teenagers>




Learn More about impressionable


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up impressionable? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a simplified speech bridging languages

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

confounded-person

Which is a synonym of indolent?

melancholy philistine lazy frenetic
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ