manipulable manipulable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) easily managed (controlled or taught or molded)

Usage(s):

  1. Their worth as commodities was a function of pure, irrational desire, and their economic fate proved that nothing is more manipulable than desire.
  2. We spend all day working in a ghost world of digital data, computerized information that's manipulable, rewritable, copyable, rebootable and erasable.
  3. To understand the manipulable strategy and tactics, Stalin's followers and his intended victims have to understand the inner theory and program.

Quotes

  • In his dissent, Judge Jay Bybee noted: "I believe the majority's novel approach to statutory interpretation is readily manipulable and would enable courts to rewrite statutes whenever they want to save a particular program, contract or enactment."
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: Jay Bybee Source: The National Center for Public Policy Research

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