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Meaning of vulnerable

vul•ner•a•ble

Pronunciation: (vul'nur-u-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. capable of or susceptible to being wounded or hurt, as by a weapon: a vulnerable part of the body.
  2. open to moral attack, criticism, temptation, etc.: an argument vulnerable to refutation; He is vulnerable to bribery.
  3. (of a place) open to assault; difficult to defend: a vulnerable bridge.
  4. having won one of the games of a rubber.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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