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Definition of susceptibility noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. susceptibilities) (formal)
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  1. 1[uncountable, singular] susceptibility (to something) the state of being very likely to be influenced, harmed, or affected by something susceptibility to disease
  2. 2susceptibilities [plural] a person's feelings that are likely to be easily hurt synonym sensibility It was all carried out without any consideration for the susceptibilities of the bereaved family.
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