Definition of susceptible
- a theory susceptible to proof
The virus can infect susceptible individuals.
some people are more susceptible to depression during the winter because of reduced exposure to sunlight
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in the lurch;
: easily affected, influenced, or harmed by something
: capable of being affected by a specified action or process
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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