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Middle English malliable, borrowed from late Latin malleābilis, derived from malleāre "to hammer", from malleus "hammer", from Proto-Indo-European *mal-ni- "crushing", an extended variant of *melH₂- "crush, grind".

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  • (US) IPA: /ˈmæliəbəl/, SAMPA: /"m{li@b@l/
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  • Hyphenation: mal‧le‧a‧ble

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Malleable (comparative more Malleable, superlative most Malleable)

Positive
Malleable

Comparative
more Malleable

Superlative
most Malleable

  1. Able to be hammered into thin sheets; capable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer, or by the pressure of rollers.
  2. (metaphorical) Flexible, liable to change.
    My opinion on the subject is malleable.

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