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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.
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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
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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]
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susceptibility

The vulnerability of a target audience to particular forms of psychological operations approach.
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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"
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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.
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susceptibility

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

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

[səˌsɛptəˈbɪlɪtɪ] nsuscettibilità f inv (Med) → predisposizione f
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sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ty

n. susceptibilidad.
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susceptibility

n susceptibilidad f
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References in classic literature ?
When I tell you that Norah's faithful attachment to her sister still remains unshaken, and that there lies hidden under her noble submission to the unhappy circumstances of her life a proud susceptibility to slights of all kinds, which is deeply seated in her nature -- you will understand the true motive of the refusal which has so naturally and so justly disappointed you.
There certainly appears to be a peculiar susceptibility of moral and religious improvement among this tribe, and they would seem to be one of the very, very few that have benefited in morals and manners by an intercourse with white men.
The man early discovered White Fang's susceptibility to laughter, and made it a point after painfully tricking him, to laugh at him.
American susceptibility is fast declining, and we are all going to the dogs."
I believe she had not shown much susceptibility up to that time; but all the susceptibility she possessed, certainly came out then, and she passionately loved him.
The slight spurt of peevish susceptibility which had escaped him in their first interview was a symptom of a perpetually recurring mental ailment, half of it nervous irritability, half of it the heart-bitterness produced by the sense of his deformity.
The excessive physical charm of the Creole had first attracted her, for Edna had a sensuous susceptibility to beauty.
Adam, you perceive, was by no means a marvellous man, nor, properly speaking, a genius, yet I will not pretend that his was an ordinary character among workmen; and it would not be at all a safe conclusion that the next best man you may happen to see with a basket of tools over his shoulder and a paper cap on his head has the strong conscience and the strong sense, the blended susceptibility and self-command, of our friend Adam.
In Tita at any rate a grateful susceptibility to human contact had not died out, and contact of a limited order there would be if I should come to live in the house.
Augustine, where, out of regard for the supposed susceptibility of Mr.
He was not a man of keen susceptibility, but he was a trifle ashamed of himself.
The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) is defined as the minimum amount of drug that inhibits the growth of the organism.8 The standardised methods are present which provide the susceptibility of echinocandins against C.