Definition of Susceptible

1. Adjective. (often followed by 'of' or 'to') yielding readily to or capable of. "Susceptible of proof"




2. Adjective. Easily impressed emotionally.

Definition of Susceptible

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

Definition of Susceptible

1. Adjective. likely to be affected by something ¹

2. Adjective. easily influenced or tricked; credulous ¹

3. Adjective. (medicine) especially sensitive, especially to a stimulus ¹

4. Noun. (epidemiology) A person who is vulnerable to being infected by a certain disease ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Susceptible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Susceptible

survivor guilt
survivors
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survivorship
survivorship annuity
survivorships
survivour
survivours
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susceptible (current term)
susceptibleness
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Literary usage of Susceptible

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1. The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the by Emer de Vattel, Joseph Chitty, Edward Duncan Ingraham (1867)
"There is, doubtless, no language in which there do not occur CHAP, xvn. expressions, words, or entire phrases, susceptible of a more or capable of less ..."

2. The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the by Emer de Vattel (1883)
"BOOK H. There is, doubtless, no language in which there do not occur CHAP- xvu expressions, words, or entire phrases, susceptible of a more or capable of ..."

3. A Text-book of Bacteriology by George Miller Sternberg (1901)
"BACILLI WHICH PRODUCE SEPTICAEMIA IX susceptible ANIMALS. ... a microorganism is introduced into the body of a susceptible^^3? animal which is able to ..."

4. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1843)
"The mind susceptible of a threefold division. THE Human Mind, regarded as a whole, is undoubtedly ... The Intellect susceptible of a subordinate division. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"It is susceptible of such a broad interpretation that it is difficult to define its limits with accuracy, and of late years certain of its branches have ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"But there seems to be no doubt that, in principle, the entire realm of mind is susceptible to experiment. With a method thus justified, it can only be a ..."

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