per·​suad·​able | \ pər-ˈswā-də-bəl How to pronounce persuadable (audio) \

Definition of persuadable

: capable of being persuaded

Examples of persuadable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The people less likely to vote as well as those who are persuadable voters are more likely to be closer to the center of the aisle. Harry Enten, CNN, 9 Oct. 2021 But with the Delta variant spreading like wildfire, there may not be time to play the long game even with people who seem persuadable. San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Aug. 2021 Indeed, Republicans get to promote a cause that is popular with their base while sounding reassuring rather than alarming to persuadable voters who value American institutions. Dan Mclaughlin, National Review, 29 July 2021 The preferred vendor may have been pre-selected, but the lead manufacturer must appear to have been objective, open-minded and persuadable. John Hayes, Forbes, 29 June 2021 Prince began thinking of music as politics, and of listeners as persuadable votes. Eric Lach, The New Yorker, 20 June 2021 Focusing on people who are networked and accessible instead of a company that is open-minded and persuadable? Randy Illig, Forbes, 20 May 2021 Vaccine-hesitant San Francisco metro area residents also appear slightly more persuadable than other Americans. Susie Neilson, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 May 2021 If the Biden administration is effective in branding those programs as a result of their work, some persuadable voters may take notice. Stephen Collinson And Maeve Reston, CNN, 30 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of persuadable

circa 1598, in the meaning defined above

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“Persuadable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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