Translation of susceptible in Spanish:

susceptible

Pronunciation: /səˈseptəbəl/

adj

  • 1 1.1 (open, vulnerable) susceptible to sth [to colds/infection] propenso a algo he's quite susceptible to a bit of flattery se lo puede persuadir halagándolo un poco the style is very susceptible to parody el estilo se presta a la parodia
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    • Since yours were newly planted, they were likely more susceptible to the cold.
    • Adult birds are susceptible to lead poisoning when their food source is contaminated.
    • There are also concerns that a roof could make the tower more susceptible to damage from the elements.
    1.2 (touchy) susceptible, sensible
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    • It occurs when a susceptible person is confronted with a stressful situation, etc.
    • This proves the consumer is susceptible and can change at a whim.
    • As a susceptible child, I was brainwashed into believing that was true.
  • 2 (capable) [formal]susceptible of sth (of change, improvement) susceptible de algo
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    • These things are not susceptible of translation into a simple ‘yes or no’ question.
    • Each item separately may be susceptible of an innocent explanation.

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