Malleable definitions

măl'ē-ə-bəl
The definition of malleable is capable of being shaped or changed, whether physically or mentally.

An example of malleable is a piece of wood that a hammer can reshape.

An example of malleable is a person whose decisions are constantly influenced by her peers' opinions.

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Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure.

A malleable metal.

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Able to adjust to changing circumstances; adaptable.

A malleable leader unafraid to compromise.

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That can be hammered, pounded, or pressed into various shapes without breaking.
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Capable of being changed, molded, trained, etc.; adaptable.
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Capable of great deformation without breaking, when subject to compressive stress . Gold is the most malleable metal.
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Able to be hammered into thin sheets; capable of being extended or shaped by beating with a hammer, or by the pressure of rollers.
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(metaphorical) Flexible, liable to change.

My opinion on the subject is malleable.

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(cryptography, of an algorithm) In which an adversary can alter a ciphertext such that it decrypts to a related plaintext.
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Easily controlled or influenced.
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Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs.

The malleable rhythms of jazz.

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Origin of malleable

From 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 Proto-Indo-European *melHâ‚‚- (“crush, grind").