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vulnerable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of vulnerable

  1. 1 being in a situation where one is likely to meet with harm <I'm vulnerable to sunburn whenever I go out in the sun> Synonyms endangered, exposed, open, sensitive, subject (to), susceptible, liableRelated Words likely, prone; uncovered, undefended, unguarded, unprotected, unscreened, unsecuredNear Antonyms covered, guarded, protected, safeguarded, screened, secured, sheltered, shielded, wardedAntonyms insusceptible, invulnerable, unexposed, unsusceptible

  2. 2 lacking protection from danger or resistance against attack <vulnerable baby chicks> Synonyms defenseless, exposed, susceptible, undefended, unguarded, unprotected, unresistant, helplessRelated Words indefensible, untenable; uncovered, unsafe; overcome, preyed (on or upon); disarmed, passive, resistless, unarmed; feeble, frail, weak; abandoned, high and dry, maroonedNear Antonyms defensible; covered, fortified, safe, screened, secure, sheltered; armed, armored; immune, impenetrable, impregnable, invincible, strong, unassailable, unbeatable, unconquerable; almighty, omnipotentAntonyms guarded, invulnerable, protected, resistant, shielded





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