Associations to the word «Susceptible»


SUSCEPTIBLE, adjective. Likely to be affected by something
SUSCEPTIBLE, adjective. Easily influenced or tricked; credulous
SUSCEPTIBLE, adjective. (medicine) especially sensitive, especially to a stimulus
SUSCEPTIBLE, adjective. That, when subjected to a specific operation, will yield a specific result
SUSCEPTIBLE, adjective. Vulnerable; (temporarily) defenseless
SUSCEPTIBLE, noun. (epidemiology) A person who is vulnerable to being infected by a certain disease

Dictionary definition

SUSCEPTIBLE, adjective. (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof".
SUSCEPTIBLE, adjective. Easily impressed emotionally.

Wise words

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