susceptible: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (su-sep'tu-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. admitting or capable of some specified treatment: susceptible of a high polish; susceptible to various interpretations.
  2. accessible or especially liable or subject to some influence, mood, agency, etc.: susceptible to colds; susceptible to flattery.
  3. capable of being affected emotionally; impressionable.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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