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persuadableness

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being persuadable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being persuadable; complying disposition.

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Examples

  • It might occur to him, that Mr. Crawford had been sitting by her long enough, or he might mean to recommend her as a wife by shewing her persuadableness.

    Mansfield Park

  • It might occur to him that Mr. Crawford had been sitting by her long enough, or he might mean to recommend her as a wife by shewing her persuadableness.

    Mansfield Park

  • She imputed to me abundance of fine qualities; but told me, that, in this case, that of persuadableness was wanting to crown all.

    Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady — Volume 2

  • My objection arises even from what you intimate, of Mr.H. ‘s good humour, and his persuadableness, if I may so call it.

    Pamela

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