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Definition of Susceptible

Susceptible

  1. Capable of admitting anything additional, or any change, affection, or influence; readily acted upon; as, a body susceptible of color or of alteration.
  2. Capable of impression; having nice sensibility; impressible; tender; sensitive; as, children are more susceptible than adults; a man of a susceptible heart.

Susceptible Quotations

Since our complex societies are highly susceptible to interferences and accidents, they certainly offer ideal opportunities for a prompt disruption of normal activities.
Jurgen Habermas

When people don't understand that the government doesn't have their interests in mind, they're more susceptible to go to war.
Howard Zinn

The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution.
John F. Kennedy

Feelings are more dangerous than ideas, because they aren't susceptible to rational evaluation. They grow quietly, spreading underground, and erupt suddenly, all over the place.
Brian Eno

The more perfect a thing is, the more susceptible to good and bad treatment it is.
Dante Alighieri
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Susceptible Translations

susceptible in Swedish is mottaglig

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