readily impressed
index susceptible (responsive)

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  • susceptible — I (responsive) adjective compassionate, easily affected, flexible, impressible, impressionable, influenceable, mollis, movable, persuadable, pliant, reactive, readily impressed, receptive, sensitive, susceptive, swayable, sympathetic II… …   Law dictionary

  • impressionable — im•pres•sion•a•ble [[t]ɪmˈprɛʃ ə nə bəl, ˈprɛʃ nə [/t]] adj. capable of being readily impressed • Etymology: 1825–35 im•pres′sion•a•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • susceptible — /səˈsɛptəbəl / (say suh septuhbuhl) adjective 1. capable of being affected, especially easily; readily impressed; impressionable. 2. accessible or especially liable: susceptible to a disease; susceptible to flattery. –phrase 3. susceptible of (or …   Australian English dictionary

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