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malleable

mal·le·a·ble

malleable

 
pronunciation:
mae li bl [or] mael y bl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: capable of being shaped, as by hammering or rolling.
Copper is a malleable metal.
synonyms:
ductile, pliable, tensile, tractable, tractile
antonyms:
refractory
similar words:
elastic, extensible, flexible, plastic, soft, supple
definition 2: capable of being altered or influenced; tractable.
The new ruler was more malleable than his predecessor.
synonyms:
docile, flexible, impressionable, pliable, pliant, suggestible, susceptible, tractable
antonyms:
intractable, obdurate, refractory, rigid
similar words:
adaptable, amenable, ductile, receptive, resilient
derivations: malleability (n.), malleableness (n.)