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sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ty

 (sə-sĕp′tə-bĭl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being susceptible.
2. The capacity to be affected by deep emotions or strong feelings; sensitivity.
3. susceptibilities Sensibilities; feelings.

susceptibility

(səˌsɛptəˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the quality or condition of being susceptible
2. the ability or tendency to be impressed by emotional feelings; sensitivity
3. (plural) emotional sensibilities; feelings
4. (General Physics) physics
a. Also called: electric susceptibility (of a dielectric) the amount by which the relative permittivity differs from unity. Symbol: Χ
b. Also called: magnetic susceptibility (of a magnetic medium) the amount by which the relative permeability differs from unity. Symbol: Κ

sus•cep•ti•bil•i•ty

(səˌsɛp təˈbɪl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or character of being susceptible.
2. capacity for receiving mental or moral impressions; tendency to be emotionally affected.
3. susceptibilities, capacities for emotion; feelings.
4. the degree to which a substance can become magnetized, expressed as the ratio of magnetization to the strength of the magnetizing force.
[1635–45; < Medieval Latin]

susceptibility

The vulnerability of a target audience to particular forms of psychological operations approach.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.susceptibility - the state of being susceptible; easily affected
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
liability - the state of being legally obliged and responsible
capability, capacity - the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; "the capability of a metal to be fused"
predisposition, sensitivity - susceptibility to a pathogen
reactivity - ready susceptibility to chemical change
suggestibility - susceptibility or responsiveness to suggestion
immunity, unsusceptibility - the state of not being susceptible; "unsusceptibility to rust"

susceptibility

noun
1. vulnerability, weakness, liability, propensity, predisposition, proneness his increased susceptibility to infections
2. sensitivity, responsiveness, receptiveness, suggestibility, vulnerability, openness, defenselessness She has difficulty dining out because of her susceptibility to smells.

susceptibility

noun
The condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious:
Translations
Suszeptibilität
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susceptibility

[səˌseptəˈbɪlɪtɪ] N (to attack) → susceptibilidad f (Med) (to illness, infection) → propensión f (to a) (to persuasion, flattery) → sensibilidad f (to a) to offend sb's susceptibilitiesherir la sensibilidad de algn

susceptibility

[səˌsɛptɪˈbɪləti]
n (= vulnerability) → susceptibilité f
susceptibility to sth → susceptibilité à qch
susceptibilities npl (= sensibilities) → susceptibilités fpl

susceptibility

n
no pl susceptibility to something (to charms, flattery etc)Empfänglichkeit ffür etw; to attackAusgesetztsein nt(to sth gegenüber etw); to rheumatism, coldsAnfälligkeit ffür etw; susceptibility to painSchmerzempfindlichkeit f; susceptibility to treatmentBehandelbarkeit f; susceptibility to unkind remarksEmpfindlichkeit fin Bezug auf unfreundliche Bemerkungen; his susceptibility to her tears/pleasdass er sich durch ihre Tränen/Bitten erweichen lässt/ließ
susceptibilities pl (= sensibilities)Feingefühl nt

susceptibility

[səˌsɛptəˈbɪlɪtɪ] nsuscettibilità f inv (Med) → predisposizione f

sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ty

n. susceptibilidad.

susceptibility

n susceptibilidad f
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An entire class of susceptibilities, and a gift connected with them -- of no great richness or value, but the best I had -- was gone from me.
So I thought then; I found afterwards that blunt susceptibilities are very consistent with strong propensities.
For suspense had decidedly become his portion; he was under a charm that made him feel he was watching his own life and that his susceptibilities were beyond his control.
We have a lot to get through to-morrow, and I want you to have your brain clear, and all your susceptibilities fresh.
But she was such a sheaf of susceptibilities that her pulse was accelerated by the touch, her blood driven to her finder-ends, and the cool arms flushed hot.
Everything indeed relative to this important journey was done, on the part of the Morlands, with a degree of moderation and composure, which seemed rather consistent with the common feelings of common life, than with the refined susceptibilities, the tender emotions which the first separation of a heroine from her family ought always to excite.
He was indifferent to the susceptibilities of others, and when he wounded them was amused.
His countrymen in the mass wounded his susceptibilities.
As you please," replied Aramis, a little wounded in his susceptibilities at the morose tone of his companion.
Their susceptibilities will clash against objects that remain innocently quiet.
To-day I have been simply trying to be spacious and I perceive I've managed to hurt your susceptibilities which are consecrated to women.
but an instantaneous revulsion of wounded susceptibilities checked the unfinished thought.