persuasible

adjective
per·​sua·​si·​ble | \ pər-ˈswā-zə-bəl How to pronounce persuasible (audio) , -ˈswā-sə- \

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First Known Use of persuasible

1502, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for persuasible

Middle English, plausible, from Middle French, from Latin persuasibilis persuasive, from persuasus, past participle of persuadēre

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“Persuasible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/persuasible. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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