Vulnerable

Definition of Vulnerable

Vul´ner`a`ble
a.1.
1.Capable of being wounded; susceptible of wounds or external injuries; as, a vulnerable body.
Achilles was vulnerable in his heel; and there will be wanting a Paris to infix the dart.
- Dr. T. Dwight.
2.Liable to injury; subject to be affected injuriously; assailable; as, a vulnerable reputation.
His skill in finding out the vulnerable parts of strong minds was consummate.
- Macaulay.

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