What does vulnerability mean?

Definitions for vulnerability
vul·ner·a·bil·i·ty

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vulnerability, exposure(noun)

    the state of being vulnerable or exposed

    "his vulnerability to litigation"; "his exposure to ridicule"

  2. vulnerability(noun)

    susceptibility to injury or attack

Wiktionary

  1. vulnerability(Noun)

    Susceptibility to attack or injury; the state or condition of being weak or poorly defended.

    The country recognized their defence vulnerability after an airplane landed in front of the central square without any consequences.

  2. vulnerability(Noun)

    a specific weakness in the protections or defences surrounding someone or something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vulnerability(noun)

    the quality or state of being vulnerable; vulnerableness

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. vulnerability

    1. The susceptibility of a nation or military force to any action by any means through which its war potential or combat effectiveness may be reduced or its will to fight diminished. 2. The characteristics of a system that cause it to suffer a definite degradation (incapability to perform the designated mission) as a result of having been subjected to a certain level of effects in an unnatural (man-made) hostile environment. 3. In information operations, a weakness in information system security design, procedures, implementation, or internal controls that could be exploited to gain

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vulnerability in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vulnerability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of vulnerability in a Sentence

  1. Gordon Charlop:

    I think we're on more solid footing than the last time, there could be some vulnerability in some of the tech names, given the change in the value of the dollar, but I don't get the same sense that we're overvalued at these levels the way we were the last time we got here.

  2. Madeleine L'Engle:

    When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable.

  3. Kasim Reed:

    There is a possibility you could have a further collapse, we still have personnel at the sight making sure there is no hotspots. We won't know the area of vulnerability for the bridge until tomorrow.

  4. Marie Moe:

    Wireless interfaces are a great benefit to certain patient groups, but as a security researcher, I know connectivity also means vulnerability.

  5. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    Poverty has many dimensions, but its causes include unemployment, social exclusion, and high vulnerability of certain populations to disasters, diseases and other phenomena which prevent them from being productive.

Images & Illustrations of vulnerability

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