What does "Susceptible" mean?


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

Synonyms vulnerable, capable, pliable, responsive, predisposed, allergic, impressionable, convincible, hypersensitive, suggestible, fictile, sensitized, supersensitive, nonresistant, suasible, nonimmune, temptable, hypersensitized, persuasible, supersensitized, unvaccinated, persuadable, unresistant

Example: "Susceptible to colds"

Word Family insusceptible, susceptibilities, susceptibility