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vulnerability

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of vulnerability

  1. 1 the quality or state of having little resistance to some outside agent <vulnerability to infection> Synonyms defenselessness, susceptibility, weaknessRelated Words helplessness, powerlessness; passiveness, passivity; feebleness, frailness, frailty, infirmity; exposure, liability, openness, predisposition, proneness, sensitivity; receptiveness, receptivity; easiness, gullibility, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté); credulity, credulousnessNear Antonyms immunity; impenetrability, indomitability, indomitableness, invincibilityAntonyms invulnerability

  2. 2 the state of being left without shelter or protection against something harmful <the vulnerability of the car to vandalism when it's parked on the street> Synonyms liability, openness, exposureRelated Words predisposition, susceptibility; defenselessness, helplessness, weakness; danger, jeopardy, peril, riskNear Antonyms protection, safeguarding, sheltering, shielding





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