Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being convinced or won over.
  • adj. Capable of being and disproved by argument; refutable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being convinced or won over.
  • adj. Capable of being confuted and disproved by argument; refutable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being convinced.
  • Capable of being disproved or refuted.
  • Capable or worthy of being convicted; culpable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being susceptible to persuasion

Etymologies

convince +‎ -ible (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I think there are many people in the middle who are convincible.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Federal challenge to Prop 8:

  • Now, to determine the day and year of this inevitable time, is not only convincible and statute madness, but also manifest impiety.

    Religio Medici

  • The complexity is too subtle, too varied; the values are changing utterly with each lesion of vitality; it has begun to appear that we can learn nothing from the past with which to face the future — so we cease to be impulsive, convincible men, interested in what is ethically true by fine margins, we substitute rules of conduct for ideas of integrity, we value safety above romance, we become, quite unconsciously, pragmatic.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • Would somebody who was convincible like my wife find here a faith she couldn't find in human beings?

    The Quiet American

  • Now to determine the day and year of this inevitable time, is not onely convincible [110] and statute-madness, [111] but also manifest impiety.

    Religio Medici

  • The complexity is too subtle, too varied; the values are changing utterly with each lesion of vitality; it has begun to appear that we can learn nothing from the past with which to face the future -- so we cease to be impulsive, convincible men, interested in what is ethically true by fine margins, we substitute rules of conduct for ideas of integrity, we value safety above romance, we become, quite unconsciously, pragmatic.

    The Beautiful and Damned

  • Let them deliberately view the subject of slavery in all its aspects and bearings, and if they are possessed of honest hearts and convincible minds, they

    The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet It

  • The Global Public directly cares for its own day to day interests and no longer convincible by Media-presented articulated but abstract metal images of understanding of what, for example, actually is meant by "Countries say"?

    News - latimes.com

  • Skeptical Science is an excellent, well-organized site to send convincible people for a shredding of the standard, long-debunked denier talking points.

    Climate Progress

  • -- Now, to determine the day and year of this inevitable time, is not only convincible and statute madness, but also manifest impiety.

    Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

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