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English adjective: tractable

1. tractable easily managed (controlled or taught or molded)

SamplesTractable young minds.
The natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition.


Similardocile, ductile, malleable, tamable, tameable, teachable

See alsocompliant, docile, manageable, obedient, tame, tamed

Attributeflexibility, tractability, tractableness


2. tractable readily reacting to suggestions and influences

SamplesA responsive student.



Antonymsinsusceptible, unsusceptible

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