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Synonyms for vulnerable
ˈvʌl nər ə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vulnerable(adj)

    susceptible to attack

    "a vulnerable bridge"

    Antonyms:
    entrenched, defensible, unassailable, invulnerable, airtight, bombproof, air-tight, strong, unattackable, untouchable, inviolable, tight, impregnable, insusceptible, sheltered, shellproof, defendable, secure, unsusceptible

  2. vulnerable(adj)

    susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation

    "vulnerable to bribery"; "an argument vulnerable to refutation"

    Antonyms:
    airtight, defensible, strong, unsusceptible, tight, secure, air-tight, inviolable, unassailable, impregnable, sheltered, unattackable, shellproof, defendable, invulnerable, insusceptible, entrenched, untouchable, bombproof

  3. vulnerable(adj)

    capable of being wounded or hurt

    "vulnerable parts of the body"

    Antonyms:
    impregnable, inviolable, air-tight, sheltered, tight, unsusceptible, defensible, insusceptible, strong, unassailable, untouchable, bombproof, unattackable, airtight, invulnerable, defendable, shellproof, secure, entrenched

Wiktionary

  1. vulnerable(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    unprotected, helpless, defenceless, unguarded, weak

    Antonyms:
    invincible, invulnerable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. vulnerable

    Synonyms:
    assailable, weak, exposed, tender, delicate

    Antonyms:
    unassailable, impregnable, invulnerable

Editors Contribution

  1. harmful

    full of harm

    the harmful truth vignesh must tell shugale

    Submitted by asimahmed on April 3, 2020  
  2. in the firing line

    Submitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018  

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How to use vulnerable in a sentence?

  1. Dominic Raab:

    Today, I've agreed to work together to intensify international cooperation to support vulnerable countries, pursue a vaccine, protect the world economy, and enable our citizens who are stranded to get home safely.

  2. David Curry:

    In the countries where Christians are persecuted, they are more likely to experience discrimination when seeking basic provisions, like foodand medical care. WUHAN, CHINA PASTOR PENS LETTER ON HOW THE CHURCH SHOULD FACE Open Doors reports that economic discrimination is the second-most common form of persecution toward men in the Middle East and North Africa, and with significant job losses and the loss of support, many are even more vulnerable than before. Open Doors is mobilizing existing local emergency relief networks in the countries where Open Doors operates, as well as providing Bibles, discipleship trainingand trauma care to Christians in need. CLICK HERE FOR MORE FAITH STORIES As many churches worldwide are canceling services or holding them online, more Christians are experiencing what its like to worship in isolation.

  3. Nicolas Cheron:

    European stocks are driven by the forex market, big time, the drop in the euro has played a major role in the stock rally in Europe in the past few months even before quantitative easing was launched, and now, with short positions on the euro reaching extreme levels in the short term, European stocks look vulnerable to a pull-back if the currency bounces.

  4. An Amazon spokesperson:

    The truth is the vast majority of employees continue to show up and do the heroic work of delivering for customers every day, like all businesses grappling with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we are working hard to keep employees safe while serving communities and the most vulnerable.

  5. Natasha Kennedy:

    These people want to be contributing, out there working, learning, socialising and having fulfilling lives and the only way they can do that is if the systems include them from the very outset, natasha Kennedy can't realistically eliminate poverty unless Natasha Kennedy're reaching the most vulnerable and most marginalised - and they are people with disabilities.


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