Definitions for susceptiblesəˈsɛp tə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. susceptible(adj)

    (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of

    "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof"

  2. susceptible(adj)

    easily impressed emotionally


  1. susceptible(Noun)

    A person who is vulnerable to being infected by a certain disease

  2. susceptible(Adjective)

    likely to be affected by something

    He was susceptible to minor ailments

  3. susceptible(Adjective)

    easily influenced or tricked; credulous

  4. susceptible(Adjective)

    especially sensitive, especially to a stimulus

  5. Origin: From susceptibilis, from susceptus, from suscipere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Susceptible(adj)

    capable of admitting anything additional, or any change, affection, or influence; readily acted upon; as, a body susceptible of color or of alteration

  2. Susceptible(adj)

    capable of impression; having nice sensibility; impressible; tender; sensitive; as, children are more susceptible than adults; a man of a susceptible heart

  3. Origin: [F., from L. suscipere, susceptum, to take up, to support, undertake, recognize, admit; pref. sus (see Sub-) + capere to take. See Capable.]

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