Definitions for susceptiblesəˈsɛp tə bəl
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(often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of
"susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof"
easily impressed emotionally
A person who is vulnerable to being infected by a certain disease
likely to be affected by something
He was susceptible to minor ailments
easily influenced or tricked; credulous
especially sensitive, especially to a stimulus
Origin: From susceptibilis, from susceptus, from suscipere.
capable of admitting anything additional, or any change, affection, or influence; readily acted upon; as, a body susceptible of color or of alteration
capable of impression; having nice sensibility; impressible; tender; sensitive; as, children are more susceptible than adults; a man of a susceptible heart
Origin: [F., from L. suscipere, susceptum, to take up, to support, undertake, recognize, admit; pref. sus (see Sub-) + capere to take. See Capable.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That was a real disservice and taking advantage of a susceptible audience.
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
Adolescent brains appear to be especially susceptible to becoming addicted to nicotine when exposed.
This is an epidemic-prone disease, this is a virus that's very good at finding susceptible children.
Now is the time to take action, so you're not susceptible to the cumulative effect of rising interest rates.
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- anfällig, suszeptible, beeindruckbar, empfindlich, störempfindlich, empfänglichGerman
- sensible, susceptible, sensitivo, propenso, delicadoSpanish
- herkkä, altis, herkistynytFinnish
- érzékeny, fogékonyHungarian
- podatny, wrażliwyPolish
- поддающийся, чувствительный, восприимчивыйRussian
- känslig, mottagligSwedish
- duyarlı, elverişli, müsâitTurkish
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