Synonyms for tractability

Grammar : Noun
Spell : trak-tuh-buhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtræk tə bəl

Top 10 synonyms for tractability Other synonyms for the word tractability

Définition of tractability

Origin :
  • "manageable," early 15c., from Latin tractabilis "that may be touched, handled, or managed," from tractare "to handle, manage" (see treat). Related: Tractability.
  • noun obedience
Example sentences :
  • I need not have been so surprised as I was at his tractability.
  • Extract from : « Lord Jim » by Joseph Conrad
  • For once Margaret miscalculated the tractability of her father's temper.
  • Extract from : « Anne of Geierstein » by Walter Scott
  • But he only said this to keep up his courage, and not to be ashamed of his tractability.
  • Extract from : « From a Swedish Homestead » by Selma Lagerlf
  • Their suspicions would be lulled by my tractability and their contempt.
  • Extract from : « The Firefly Of France » by Marion Polk Angellotti
  • There was nothing marvellous in the fact of her tractability thus far.
  • Extract from : « The Well-Beloved » by Thomas Hardy
  • Mrs Durbeyfield was only too delighted at this tractability.
  • Extract from : « Tess of the d'Urbervilles » by Thomas Hardy
  • Avice had seen all this before he pointed it out, but, with a girl's tractability, had acquiesced.
  • Extract from : « The Well-Beloved » by Thomas Hardy
  • Would that my sister added to her many great qualities the humble one of tractability!
  • Extract from : « Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle » by Clement K. Shorter
  • I'm to be tractability itself, on the distinct understanding that it commits me to nothing whatever.
  • Extract from : « When Ghost Meets Ghost » by William Frend De Morgan
  • He appeared to have reached that degree of culture that disarms viciousness and softens stubbornness into tractability.
  • Extract from : « Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive » by Alf Burnett

Antonyms for tractability

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