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Definition of Susceptibility


  1. The state or quality of being susceptible; the capability of receiving impressions, or of being affected.
  2. Specifically, capacity for deep feeling or emotional excitement; sensibility, in its broadest acceptation; impressibility; sensitiveness.

Susceptibility Quotations

Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius.
Henry Adams

From the practical point of view, the susceptibility to infection of the guinea pig proved to be the most useful step forward. Today, all laboratories use this animal for preserving the virus.
Charles Jules Henry Nicole

To get a human through a life, lives of broken bones, knock-me-over-with-a-feather susceptibility to myriad viruses, and whatever else might befall someone will cost money.
Henry Rollins

The susceptibility of the average modern to pictorial suggestion enables advertising to exploit his lessened power of judgment.
Johan Huizinga

People are talking of his susceptibility to the rising delivery, but let me tell you that when you are out of form, every ball looks like a hand grenade.
David Gower
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Susceptibility Translations

susceptibility in Dutch is ontvankelijkheid
susceptibility in Spanish is susceptibilidad
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