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Synonyms for susceptible

Synonyms for susceptible

easily imposed on or tricked

able to receive and respond to external stimuli

Antonyms for susceptible

(often followed by 'of' or 'to') yielding readily to or capable of

easily impressed emotionally

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Even now, although he knew that the observation of an anxious mother was much more likely to be correct in such a case than his own, and although she reminded him of many little circumstances which, taken together, were certainly susceptible of the construction she triumphantly put upon them, he was not quite convinced but that they arose from mere good-natured thoughtless gallantry, which would have dictated the same conduct towards any other girl who was young and pleasing.
And, lastly, that this love, when it operates towards one of a different sex, is very apt, towards its complete gratification, to call in the aid of that hunger which I have mentioned above; and which it is so far from abating, that it heightens all its delights to a degree scarce imaginable by those who have never been susceptible of any other emotions than what have proceeded from appetite alone.
For a hunt after susceptible simpletons: all mouse-traps for the heart have again been set
He could not at this date repent of the fact that he, a handsome, susceptible man of thirty-four, was not in love with his wife, the mother of five living and two dead children, and only a year younger than himself.
You could not have come to look like this if you had been at all susceptible.
They are susceptible of high cultivation, and are fast becoming settled.
Tracy Tupman--the too susceptible Tupman, who to the wisdom and experience of maturer years superadded the enthusiasm and ardour of a boy in the most interesting and pardonable of human weaknesses--love.
Tulliver had been a susceptible man in his conjugal relation, he might have supposed that she drew out the key to aid her imagination in anticipating the moment when he would be in a state to justify the production of the best Holland sheets.
Tenders are invited for Conduct a biomonitoring program to assess body burden of legacy contaminants and chemicals of emerging concern in susceptible Great Lakes populations in areas
The histopathologic analysis revealed that MDV causes the loss of germinal follicular centers within the CT of the resistant line and induces a severe, near-total lymphoid depletion in the susceptible line during cytolytic infection.
In order to check if there are differences between the brains of susceptible and unresponsive volunteers when they were awake during hypnosis activity, Peter Naish of the Open University in Milton Keynes, UK, used a standard test of hypnotic susceptibility to identify 10 volunteers of each type, reports New Scientist.
While wiping out susceptible trees may prove necessary in some areas, as federal officials recommended Wednesday, the eradication team should demonstrate solid science behind its approach before clear-cutting begins.
Pruning now would expose still-healthy plant tissue to the cold and also stimulate new, tender growth even more susceptible to injury than the already-damaged older growth.
2,4) (The term "multiple drug resistance" applies to a serotype that is resistant or intermediately susceptible to 3 or more antimicrobials.