Definition of susceptive in English:


Line breaks: sus¦cep|tive
Pronunciation: /səˈsɛptɪv


Receptive or sensitive to something; susceptible: the body is rendered more susceptive of the causes of this disease
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  • 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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