Definition of susceptible in English:

susceptible

Line breaks: sus¦cep|tible
Pronunciation: /səˈsɛptɪb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

susceptibly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Add to this my natural charm, and magnetic personality, and unforced modesty, and it's slightly surprising no Latin American had fallen susceptibly for my charms sooner.
  • He is a long way from the kind of dashing, susceptibly young, occasionally moody, romantic hero whom readers of 1836 might have expected to have been shaped by culture associated with the recently deceased Byron and Scott.

Origin

early 17th century: from late Latin susceptibilis, from Latin suscipere 'take up, sustain', from sub- 'from below' + capere 'take'.

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