What does susceptibility mean?

Definitions for susceptibility
səˌsɛp təˈbɪl ɪ tisus·cep·ti·bil·i·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word susceptibility.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. susceptibility, susceptiblenessnoun

    the state of being susceptible; easily affected

Wiktionary

  1. susceptibilitynoun

    the condition of being susceptible; vulnerability

  2. susceptibilitynoun

    emotional sensitivity

  3. susceptibilitynoun

    electric susceptibility, a measure of how easily a dielectric polarizes in response to an external electric field (compare permittivity).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Susceptibilitynoun

    the state or quality of being susceptible; the capability of receiving impressions, or of being affected

  2. Susceptibilitynoun

    specifically, capacity for deep feeling or emotional excitement; sensibility, in its broadest acceptation; impressibility; sensitiveness

Matched Categories

How to pronounce susceptibility?

How to say susceptibility in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of susceptibility in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of susceptibility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of susceptibility in a Sentence

  1. Henry Miller:

    The current interventions such as masking, etc., may be necessary for a prolonged time. This may serve to prolong the reduction in respiratory disease. It has been theorized, however, once these measures are reduced or eliminated, there may be a significant increase over historical numbers of these infections. That is, we may see unusually severe cold and flu seasons due to factors such as increase susceptibility to some of these diseases.

  2. Harold Wimmer:

    The nation has known for some time that long-term exposure to particle pollution can worsen symptoms of lung disease, increase susceptibility to lung infection, trigger heart attack and stroke, and can even cause lung cancer and premature death, this new research from Harvard University now links particle pollution exposure to a dramatically higher death rate from Covid-19.

  3. Andrew Prentice:

    The potential implications are enormous, in this particular example, the gene involved is really crucial – it lies at the center of the immune system so it affects our susceptibility to viral infection. At the very beginning of fetal growth, the way it is labeled is going to affect the baby’s health for the rest of its life.

  4. Andrew Prentice:

    In this particular example, the gene involved is really crucial – it lies at the center of the immune system so it affects our susceptibility to viral infection. At the very beginning of fetal growth, the way it is labeled is going to affect the baby’s health for the rest of its life.

  5. Andrew Freedman:

    This study should act as a stark warning that manipulation of the human genome with the aim of reducing susceptibility to specific diseases is not without considerable risk.

Images & Illustrations of susceptibility

  1. susceptibilitysusceptibilitysusceptibilitysusceptibilitysusceptibility

Popularity rank by frequency of use

susceptibility#10000#17794#100000

Translations for susceptibility

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for susceptibility »

Translation

Find a translation for the susceptibility definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these susceptibility definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "susceptibility." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 19 Jan. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/susceptibility>.

    Are we missing a good definition for susceptibility? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    valuable goods
    • A. sundog
    • B. jocularity
    • C. couvade
    • D. swag

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for susceptibility: