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Definition of "tractableness" [tractableness]

  • The state of being tractable; tractability. (noun)

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Use "tractableness" in a sentence
  • "For your obedience -- that is, tractableness is come abroad unto all."
  • "It has thus early demonstrated conclusively that saving and redemptive elements of character exist in Negro children no less than in those of other races; also that for tractableness and responsiveness to kindly influences, delinquent Negro children show themselves of legitimate kinship to that race among whom, as the classic writer tells us, "the gods delighted to disport themselves -- the gentle Ethiopians.""
  • "However, he escaped the danger, and grew robust: he was very beautiful, and the sweetness of his countenance won the affections of all who saw him: but the meekness of his temper, the pregnancy of his wit, his modesty, tractableness, and obedience, were far more valuable qualifications."