susceptibility: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (su-sep"tu-bil'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. state or character of being susceptible: susceptibility to disease.
  2. capacity for receiving mental or moral impressions; tendency to be emotionally affected.
  3. capacities for emotion; feelings: His susceptibilities are easily wounded.
    1. Seeelectric susceptibility.
    2. Seemagnetic susceptibility.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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