Pervious meaning

pûr'vē-əs
Open to passage or entrance; permeable.
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Open to arguments, ideas, or change; approachable.
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Allowing passage through; that can be penetrated or permeated.
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Having a mind open to influence, argument, or suggestion.
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Admitting passage; capable of being penetrated by another body or substance; permeable.

A pervious soil.

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Accepting of new ideas.
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Capable of being penetrated, or seen through, by physical or mental vision.
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(zoology) Open; perforate, as applied to the nostrils of birds.
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Origin of pervious

  • From Latin pervius per- through per– via way wegh- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Wiktionary