- Receptive or sensitive to something; susceptible: the body is rendered more susceptive of the causes of this diseaseMore example sentences
- If patients go untreated during the ‘window of opportunity’ over the first few episodes of the illness, they appear to be less susceptive to treatment with antidepressants.
- I have always been very susceptive to such things, and I could tell she was going to say something that I wouldn't like.
late Middle English: from late Latin susceptivus, from suscept- 'taken up', from the verb suscipere (see susceptible).
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