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susceptibility

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The quality or condition of being susceptible.
  • noun The capacity to be affected by deep emotions or strong feelings; sensitivity.
  • noun Sensibilities; feelings.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being susceptible; the capability of receiving impressions or change, or of being influenced or affected; sensitiveness.
  • noun Capacity for feeling or emotion of any kind; sensibility: often in the plural.
  • noun Specifically, a special tendency to experience emotion; peculiar mental sensitiveness.
  • noun In medicine, an unusual predisposition toward infection or the attacks of infectious disease.
  • noun In electricity, the ratio of the magnetization produced in a specimen of iron, or other material, to the magnetizing force.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being susceptible; the capability of receiving impressions, or of being affected.
  • noun Specifically, capacity for deep feeling or emotional excitement; sensibility, in its broadest acceptation; impressibility; sensitiveness.
  • noun (Physics) the intensity of magnetization of a body placed in a uniform megnetic field of unit strength.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the condition of being susceptible; vulnerability
  • noun emotional sensitivity
  • noun physics electric susceptibility, a measure of how easily a dielectric polarizes in response to an external electric field (compare permittivity).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the state of being susceptible; easily affected

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  • "The Unseen Essential" Author:JAmes P. Gills,M.D.

    His own susceptibility to a consumerist mentality was apparent.

    November 1, 2010