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English definition of “susceptibility”

susceptibility

noun uk   /səˌsep.tɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.i/
[U] the fact that someone or something can easily be influenced, harmed, or infectedWeakness and vulnerability susceptibilities [plural] the feelings someone has that are likely to be hurt: I didn't mean to offend/upset/hurt your susceptibilities.Feelings - general words
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