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vulnerable

adjective
 
 
/ˈvʌlnərəbl/
easy to hurt or attack physically or emotionally: She was a vulnerable sixteen-year-old. The troops are in a vulnerable position. He's more vulnerable to infection because of his injuries.Weakness and vulnerability
vulnerability
 
 
/ˌvʌlnərəˈbɪləti/ noun [U]
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