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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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He was indifferent to the susceptibilities of others, and when he wounded them was amused.
Their susceptibilities will clash against objects that remain innocently quiet.
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.
His countrymen in the mass wounded his susceptibilities.
She would come to feel a humorous sort of tenderness for him, a zealous care for his susceptibilities, and, after all, she considered, thinking of her father and mother, what is love?
Outpatient isolates (Tables 2 and 5): Amikacin susceptibilities fell between 2003 (85%) and 2013 (74%), not statistically significant (p = .
Antibiotic susceptibilities of Salmonella serogroups isolated from Turkish children.
05) was found between the susceptibilities of Deep Grey Matter (DGM) at low resolution versus high resolution which showed the consistency of susceptibility at both resolution.
The team uncovered the underlying susceptibilities by comparing the results from 29 different genomic studies, including over 100,000 samples from both migraine patients and control samples.
Guidelines for the testing and reporting of antimicrobial susceptibilities of vancomycin resistant enterococci.