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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