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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being capable of being trained or instructed.

Usage examples (35)
  • Whatever we call it, "educability" is usually defined in terms of
  • Tanton has warned of a "Latin onslaught," complained about Latinos 'allegedly low "educability" and suggested that maintaining American culture requires a clear...
  • E. Ray Lankester has termed "educability," not less than instinct, is hereditary.
  • The power of being educated -- 'educability' as we may term it -- is what man possesses in excess as compared with the apes. for more
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