Susceptible

Definition of Susceptible

Sus`cep´ti`ble
a.1.Capable of admitting anything additional, or any change, affection, or influence; readily acted upon; as, a body susceptible of color or of alteration.
It sheds on souls susceptible of light,
The glorious dawn of our eternal day.
- Young.
2.Capable of impression; having nice sensibility; impressible; tender; sensitive; as, children are more susceptible than adults; a man of a susceptible heart.
Candidates are . . . not very susceptible of affronts.
- Cowper.
I am constitutionally susceptible of noises.
- Lamb.

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accessible, adaptable, affected, alive to, amenable, answerable for, apt, apt to, aroused, aware, bendable, bending, bright, capable of, clever, cognizant, compliant, conscious, delicate, dependent on, disposed, docile, ductile, educable, elastic, emotionable, exposed, exposed to, extensible, extensile, fabricable, facile, fictile, flexible, flexile, flexuous, formable, formative, giving, gullible, impressed, impressible, impressionable, impressive, in danger of, incident to, inclined, influenceable, influenced, instructable, intelligent, liable, liable to, like putty, likely to, limber, lissome, lithe, lithesome, malleable, moldable, motivated, movable, naive, naked, naked to, nonimmune, nonresistant, obliged to, obnoxious, open, open to, open-minded, passible, perceptive, persuadable, persuasible, pervious, plastic, pliable, pliant, predisposed, prone, prone to, quick, ready, ready for, receptive, responsible for, responsive, ripe for instruction, roused, schoolable, sensible, sensile, sensitive, sensitive to, sentient, sequacious, shapable, soft, softhearted, springy, standing to, stirred, suasible, subject, subject to, submissive, suggestible, supple, susceptive, susceptive to, swayable, swayed, sympathetic, teachable, tender, tenderhearted, thirsty for knowledge, touched, tractable, tractile, trainable, warmhearted, weak, whippy, willing, willowy, within range of, yielding
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