Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being educated, trainable, teachable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being educated; educable.

Etymologies

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From educate +‎ -able

Examples

  • However, just to say "this is a distraction and we will not discuss it" is not optimal because that allows the distracters to pretend that we are "hiding" something or whatever, which could be detrimental to securing the voters of those who are genuinely educatable.

    McCain Hits Obama For Ayers Connection

  • Only intelligent, educatable soldiers are allowed to join.

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • The uninformed and educatable: People who know very little about the benefits or risks of vaccines;

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Malema is just jealous that some people are educatable, Jealousy breeds contempt.

    IOL: News

  • The article does not dip a toe in any such analysis, relying instead on a two-pronged explanation of slashed funding and under-educatable immigrants:

    Reason Magazine Full Feed

  • "As many of the two-hour delays districts use, I consider those are not very educatable days for the students," Porter said.

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  • And you are right, it is a good word in it’s original meaning and it is regrettable that the “zombie” connotations have overwhelmed it’s meaning when there isn’t an adequate replacement (educable, educatable & teachable have their own connotations).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Adderall

  • And you are right, it is a good word in it’s original meaning and it is regrettable that the “zombie” connotations have overwhelmed it’s meaning when there isn’t an adequate replacement educable, educatable & teachable have their own connotations.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Adderall

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