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səˈsɛp tə bəlsus·cep·ti·ble

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  1. susceptible

    capable, impressible, tender, sensitive

    incapable, unimpressible, insensitive, insusceptible, impassible

Princeton's WordNet

  1. susceptibleadjective

    (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of

    "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof"

    unsuasible, unsusceptible, unresponsive, resistant, immunogenic, insusceptible, immunised, unpersuadable, immunized, incapable(p), vaccinated, immune, unimpressionable

  2. susceptibleadjective

    easily impressed emotionally

    immune, immunized, insusceptible, resistant, incapable(p), unsusceptible, unsuasible, unresponsive, vaccinated, immunised, unimpressionable, unpersuadable, immunogenic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. susceptibleadjective

    susceptive impressible, sensitive, excitable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. susceptibleadjective

    sensitive, impressionable, impressible, tender

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  1. List of paraphrases for "susceptible":

    sensitive, vulnerable, receptive, likely, prone, responsive, exposed, liable

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  1. Paul Offit:

    Last August, we had a fully susceptible population, and we didn't have a vaccine. Now, we have half the country vaccinated, and many have already been naturally infected, which is protective, but nonetheless the numbers are worse... the delta variant is one big game changer.

  2. Mark Esper:

    We have led on these issues throughout our history but know that we as a military are also susceptible to the forces of bias and prejudice, whether seen or unseen, deliberate or unintentional.

  3. Robyn Heffernan:

    We're dealing with more extreme weather events which means more extreme droughts, more extreme heat when we get into those phases which leads into things like bug kill with our trees and types of things that make our forests more susceptible to burn. There are a lot of things at play here that have brought us to this point of these significant wildfire years.

  4. Scott Gottlieb:

    Right now, you look at a lot of federal health guidance and it says that these measures should be lifted when there's low prevalence, that was the old measure. In the age of Omicron, with a much more contagious variant and with the fact that the population has a lot of immunity, so we're less susceptible overall, we may need to rethink that.

  5. Huang Xiangmo:

    It is profoundly disappointing to be treated in such a grotesquely unfair manner. The decision to cancel my visa was based on unfounded speculations that are prejudiced and groundless, there are many Australian companies in China, aren't they more likely to be susceptible to potential manipulation by the Chinese government?

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