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sus·cep·ti·ble

 (sə-sĕp′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Easily influenced or affected: Is he susceptible to persuasion? I'm very susceptible to colds.
2. Especially sensitive; highly impressionable: a susceptible child.
3. Permitting an action to be performed; capable of undergoing something: a statement susceptible of proof; a disease susceptible to treatment.

[Late Latin susceptibilis, from Latin susceptus, past participle of suscipere, to receive : sub-, from below; see sub- + capere, to take; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

sus·cep′ti·ble·ness n.
sus·cep′ti·bly adv.

susceptible

(səˈsɛptɪbəl)
adj
1. (postpositive; foll by of or to) yielding readily (to); capable (of): hypotheses susceptible of refutation; susceptible to control.
2. (foll by: to) liable to be afflicted (by): susceptible to colds.
3. easily impressed emotionally
[C17: from Late Latin susceptibilis, from Latin suscipere to take up, from sub- + capere to take]
susˈceptibleness n
susˈceptibly adv

sus•cep•ti•ble

(səˈsɛp tə bəl)

adj.
1. admitting or capable of some specified treatment: susceptible to various interpretations.
2. accessible, liable, or subject to some influence, agency, etc.: susceptible to colds; susceptible to flattery.
3. capable of being affected emotionally.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin susceptibilis= Latin suscept(us), past participle of suscipere to take up, support (sus- sus- + capere to take, capture) + -ibilis -ible]
sus•cep′ti•ble•ness, n.
sus•cep′ti•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.susceptible - (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof"
unprotected - lacking protection or defense
sensitive - responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"
insusceptible, unsusceptible - not susceptible to
2.susceptible - easily impressed emotionally
impressible, impressionable, waxy - easily impressed or influenced; "an impressionable youngster"; "an impressionable age"; "a waxy mind"

susceptible

adjective
1. responsive, sensitive, receptive, alive to, impressionable, easily moved, suggestible He was unusually susceptible to flattery.
responsive unresponsive, unaffected, insensitive, unmoved
2. (usually with to) liable, inclined, prone, given, open, subject, vulnerable, disposed, predisposed Walking with weights makes the shoulders susceptible to injury.
liable immune, resistant, unaffected by, invulnerable, insusceptible

susceptible

adjective
1. Easily imposed on or tricked:
2. Tending to incur:
3. Able to receive and respond to external stimuli:
Translations
empfindlichsuszeptibel
érzékenyfogékony

susceptible

[səˈseptəbl] ADJ (to attack) → susceptible (to a) (Med) (to illness, infection) → propenso (to a) (to persuasion, flattery) → sensible (to a) (= easily moved) → impresionable
to be susceptible ofadmitir, ser susceptible de
it is susceptible of several interpretationsadmite diversas interpretaciones, es susceptible de (recibir) diversas interpretaciones

susceptible

[səˈsɛptɪbəl] adj
(= easily influenced) [person, nature] → sensible
susceptible to sth [+ flattery, advertising] → sensible à qch
(= easily affected) [person, organism] → vulnérable
susceptible to sth [+ disease, infection, injury] → sujet(te) à qch

susceptible

adj
(= impressionable)beeindruckbar, leicht zu beeindrucken pred; susceptible to something (to charms, flattery etc)für etw empfänglich; to kindness, suggestion, influence etceiner Sache (dat)zugänglich; to attackeiner Sache (dat)ausgesetzt; to rheumatism, coldsfür etw anfällig; susceptible to painschmerzempfindlich; susceptible to treatmentbehandelbar; he’s very susceptible to remarks about his big noseer reagiert sehr empfindlich auf Anspielungen auf seine große Nase; he was susceptible to her tears/pleaser ließ sich von ihren Tränen/Bitten erweichen
(form) to be susceptible of proofbeweisbar sein; to be susceptible of interpretationInterpretationssache sein

susceptible

[səˈsɛptəbl] adj
a. to be susceptible to (infection, illness) → essere predisposto/a a, soggetto/a a; (persuasion, flattery) → essere sensibile a
b. (impressionable) → (facilmente) impressionabile
c. susceptible of change (frm) → suscettibile di cambiamenti

sus·cep·ti·ble

a. susceptible.

susceptible

adj susceptible
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