from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having power to bend or change the mind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Having power to change the mind.

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  • adjective rare Having the power to change somebody's mind.


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  • Having power to change the mind. Mentally flexible.

    July 25, 2008

  • (adjective) - (1) Having power to change the disposition of the mind.

    --Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, 1755

    (2) Of a minde easily bent or turned.

    --Thomas Blount's Glossographia, 1656

    (3) Flexanimousness, flexibleness of mind or disposition.

    --Nathaniel Bailey's Etymological English Dictionary, 1749

    January 16, 2018