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 Meanings and Examples of SUSCEPTIBLE
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susceptible
 a.  easily influenced; having little resistance, as to a disease
Classic Sentence:
1  The intrepid treasure-seeker walked round it, and, selecting the spot from whence it appeared most susceptible to attack, placed his lever in one of the crevices, and strained every nerve to move the mass.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
2  Signor Pastrini," returned Franz, "you are more susceptible than Cassandra, who was a prophetess, and yet no one believed her; while you, at least, are sure of the credence of half your audience.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
3  I myself am peculiarly susceptible to draughts.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In SECOND ACT
4  But even men of the noblest possible moral character are extremely susceptible to the influence of the physical charms of others.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In SECOND ACT
5  If she replied to it in a serious spirit it would still leave in his mind the impression that she had in a susceptible moment yielded to his influence.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXVI
6  The girl, who was not quite so susceptible, had run upstairs meanwhile; and now returned with a request that Mr. Bumble would follow her immediately: which he did.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  Both were susceptible, in the highest degree, of the sort of hideous progress which is accomplished in the direction of evil.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—FIRST SKETCH OF TWO UNPREPOSSESSING FIGURES
8  "Go on, Signor Pastrini," continued Franz, smiling at his friend's susceptibility.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
9  I believe she had not shown much susceptibility up to that time; but all the susceptibility she possessed certainly came out then, and she passionately loved him.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
10  The excessive physical charm of the Creole had first attracted her, for Edna had a sensuous susceptibility to beauty.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
11  D'Artagnan, then, remained majestic and intact in his susceptibility, till he came to this unlucky city of Meung.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER
12  But she was growing less sensitive on such points: a hard glaze of indifference was fast forming over her delicacies and susceptibilities, and each concession to expediency hardened the surface a little more.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
13  There was one way and only one in which he offended the susceptibilities of his co-religionists.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
14  If any French reader object to having his susceptibilities offended, one would have to refrain from repeating in his presence what is perhaps the finest reply that a Frenchman ever made.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—CAMBRONNE
Example Sentence:
1  A signed agreement is not susceptible of change.
2  There are few known diseases which are not susceptible to medical treatment.
3  Shakespeare's plays are susceptible to various interpretations.
4  The facts are susceptible of various interpretations.
5  Salt intake may lead to raised blood pressure in susceptible adults.
6  The operation had left her susceptible to infection.
7  These plants are particularly susceptible to frost.
8  We don't really know how our current immunization schedule might affect certain susceptible populations.
9  Security experts are urging PC users to temporarily stop browsing the Web with Internet Explorer, saying a newly identified bug makes computers susceptible to attack by hackers.
10  One of the side effects of the drug is an increased susceptibility to infections.