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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 of vulnerability defenselessness, susceptibility, weaknessWords Related to vulnerability 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 of vulnerability immunity; impenetrability, indomitability, indomitableness, invincibilityAntonyms of vulnerability 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 of vulnerability liability, openness, exposureWords Related to vulnerability predisposition, susceptibility; defenselessness, helplessness, weakness; danger, jeopardy, peril, riskNear Antonyms of vulnerability protection, safeguarding, sheltering, shielding



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