Definition of tractability:
- softness (part of speech: noun)
- willingness (part of speech: noun)
Then, in a low voice, not to be heard beyond the room, he questioned us very particularly as to our relations with other men, the length of time we had been wandering about the country, and especially about the tractability of Moll.- "A Set of Rogues", Frank Barrett.
The injury was severe of its kind, and Gurney spent a long time over it, though Sheridan was rebellious and scornful, being brought to a degree of tractability only by means of horrible threats and talk of amputation.- "The Turmoil A Novel", Booth Tarkington.
While Kirkwood was still debating the question, with pessimistic tendencies, the friendly guard had occasion to pass through the coach; and, being tapped, yielded the desired information with entire tractability.- "The Black Bag", Louis Joseph Vance.