susceptibility

susceptibility
I noun affectability, aptitude, bent, capability of being affected, capacity for emotion, capacity for receiving impressions, empathy, impressibility, impressionability, inclination, leaning, penchant, proclivity, propensity, sensibility, sensitive feelings, sensitiveness, sensitivity, tendency, tendency to be emotionally affected II index bias, character (personal quality), credulity, danger, peril, predisposition, probability, sensibility, tendency

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  • Susceptibility — Sus*cep ti*bil i*ty, n.; pl. {Susceptibilities}. [Cf. F. susceptibilit[ e].] 1. The state or quality of being susceptible; the capability of receiving impressions, or of being affected. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, capacity for deep feeling or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • susceptibility — susceptibility. См. чувствительность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • susceptibility — ► NOUN (pl. susceptibilities) 1) the state or fact of being susceptible. 2) (susceptibilities) a person s feelings, regarded as being easily hurt …   English terms dictionary

  • susceptibility — [sə sep΄tə bil′ə tē] n. pl. susceptibilities [ML susceptibilitas] 1. the quality or state of being susceptible 2. [pl.] sensibilities; feelings 3. a susceptible temperament or disposition; capacity for receiving impressions 4. Physics the ratio… …   English World dictionary

  • Susceptibility — *In physics, the susceptibility of a material or substance describes its response to an applied field. There are many kinds of susceptibilities, for example::Magnetic susceptibility:Electric susceptibilityThese two susceptibilities are particular …   Wikipedia

  • susceptibility — n. susceptibility to (susceptibility to disease) * * * [səˌseptə bɪlɪtɪ] susceptibility to (susceptibility to disease) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • susceptibility — /seuh sep teuh bil i tee/, n., pl. susceptibilities. 1. state or character of being susceptible: susceptibility to disease. 2. capacity for receiving mental or moral impressions; tendency to be emotionally affected. 3. susceptibilities,… …   Universalium

  • susceptibility — UK [səˌseptəˈbɪlətɪ] / US noun Word forms susceptibility : singular susceptibility plural susceptibilities 1) [uncountable] the tendency to be easily affected or influenced by something the gene that controls susceptibility to nicotine addiction… …   English dictionary

  • susceptibility — sus|cep|ti|bil|i|ty [səˌseptıˈbılıti] n plural susceptibilities 1.) [U and C] how easily someone or something is affected by something susceptibility to ▪ One of the side effects of the drug is an increased susceptibility to infections. 2.) sb s… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • susceptibility — [[t]səse̱ptɪbɪ̱lɪti[/t]] susceptibilities 1) N VAR If you have a susceptibility to something unpleasant, you are likely to be affected by it. ...his increased susceptibility to infections. Syn: vulnerability 2) N PLURAL A person s… …   English dictionary

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