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Definitions of susceptible

  1. Susceptibility. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Capable of admitting anything additional, or any change, affection, or influence; readily acted upon; as, a body susceptible of color or of alteration. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Capable of impression; having nice sensibility; impressible; tender; sensitive; as, children are more susceptible than adults; a man of a susceptible heart. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Capable of being easily affected; with of or to; tender; sensitive; easily acted upon. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Capable of receiving anything: impressible: disposed to admit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Yielding readily; sensitive; impressionable. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Capable of admitting anything additional, or any change, affection or influence; impressible; having nice sensibility. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Capable of admitting anything additional; that may receive some change, influence, passion, &c.; tender; impressible. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for susceptible

  1. I would not have her ladyship suppose I am so susceptible – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. The American ear was very susceptible – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
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