affectability
noun see affect III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • impressibility — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. susceptibility, impressionability, sentimentality, flexibility, pliancy, plasticity, affectability, tenderness, perceptivity, emotionality, sensitivity, sensitiveness, susceptibleness, sensibility; see also feeling 4 ,… …   English dictionary for students

  • sensitivity — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Susceptibility] Syn. allergy, irritability, ticklishness; see irritation 1 . 2. [Emotional response or condition] Syn. delicacy, sensibility, sensitiveness, nervousness, acute awareness, consciousness, acuteness, subtlety,… …   English dictionary for students

  • affectibility — noun see affectability * * * affectibility (əˌfɛktɪˈbɪlɪtɪ) [f. affectible: see bility.] The quality or state of being affectible. in Craig …   Useful english dictionary

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