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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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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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The vulnerability of a target audience to particular forms of psychological operations approach.
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|Noun||1.||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"
reactivity - ready susceptibility to chemical change
suggestibility - susceptibility or responsiveness to suggestion
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1. vulnerability, weakness, liability, propensity, predisposition, proneness his increased susceptibility to infections
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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 susceptibilities → herir la sensibilidad de algn
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susceptibilities npl (= sensibilities) → susceptibilités fpl
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no pl susceptibility to something (to charms, flattery etc) → Empfänglichkeit f → für etw; to attack → Ausgesetztsein nt → (to sth gegenüber etw); to rheumatism, colds → Anfälligkeit f → für etw; susceptibility to pain → Schmerzempfindlichkeit f; susceptibility to treatment → Behandelbarkeit f; susceptibility to unkind remarks → Empfindlichkeit f → in Bezug auf unfreundliche Bemerkungen; his susceptibility to her tears/pleas → dass er sich durch ihre Tränen/Bitten erweichen lässt/ließ
susceptibilities pl (= sensibilities) → Feingefühl nt
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susceptibilityn susceptibilidad f
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