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susceptible

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of susceptible

  1. 1 being in a situation where one is likely to meet with harm some people are more susceptible to depression during the winter because of reduced exposure to sunlight Synonyms of susceptible endangered, exposed, open, sensitive, subject (to), liable, vulnerableWords Related to susceptible likely, prone; uncovered, undefended, unguarded, unprotected, unscreened, unsecuredNear Antonyms of susceptible covered, guarded, protected, safeguarded, screened, secured, sheltered, shielded, wardedAntonyms of susceptible insusceptible, invulnerable, unexposed, unsusceptible

  2. 2 lacking protection from danger or resistance against attack completely susceptible and totally defenseless against the imploring eyes of the puppy in the pet store Synonyms of susceptible defenseless, exposed, helpless, undefended, unguarded, unprotected, unresistant, vulnerableWords Related to susceptible indefensible, untenable; uncovered, unsafe; overcome, preyed (on or upon); disarmed, passive, resistless, unarmed; feeble, frail, weak; abandoned, high and dry, maroonedNear Antonyms of susceptible defensible; covered, fortified, safe, screened, secure, sheltered; armed, armored; immune, impenetrable, impregnable, invincible, strong, unassailable, unbeatable, unconquerable; almighty, omnipotentAntonyms of susceptible guarded, invulnerable, protected, resistant, shielded

  3. 3 readily taken advantage of having recently lost his job, he was more susceptible to the illusory promises of get-rich-quick schemes Synonyms of susceptible dewy-eyed, exploitable, gullible (also gullable), naive (or naïve), easy, trusting, unwary, wide-eyedWords Related to susceptible credulous, overcredulous, trustful, uncritical, unsuspecting, unsuspicious; artless, genuine, guileless, innocent, simple, unsophisticated, unworldly; fictile, malleable, pliable, pliant; deceivable; acquiescent, agreeable, amiable, obliging; yieldingNear Antonyms of susceptible critical, cynical, mistrustful, skeptical, suspicious, wary; sophisticated; clear-eyed, clear-sighted, hardheaded; shrewd, street-smart, streetwise



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