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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Yielding readily to or capable of. Also: Easily impressed emotionally.

Usage examples (39)
  • susceptible to colds
  • He named his farm Quatrocchi, Italian for "four eyes," an appropriate name, he says, for what he calls a susceptible business.
  • Although these plants may look different, they produce the same reaction in susceptible people.
  • 'Hadron' is a word susceptible to misprinting of a kind that destroys the seriousness of any discussion. for more
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