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What does "Vulnerable" mean?


(a.) Capable of being wounded; susceptible of wounds or external injuries; as, a vulnerable body (a.) Liable to injury; subject to be affected injuriously; assailable; as, a vulnerable reputation

Synonyms tender, open, susceptible, weak, insecure, young, immature, endangered, threatened, compromising, unsafe, defenseless, unguarded, assailable, defenceless, penetrable, undefended, unprotected, undefendable

Example: "Vulnerable parts of the body" Example: "Vulnerable to bribery" Example: "A vulnerable bridge"

Word Family invulnerability, invulnerable, vulnerabilities, vulnerability, vulnerably