Synonyms for susceptible

Synonyms for (adjective) susceptible

Synonyms: susceptible

Definition: (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of

Usage: susceptible to colds; susceptible of proof

Similar words: supersensitised, supersensitive, supersensitized, sensitised, sensitized, allergic, hypersensitised, hypersensitive, hypersensitized

Definition: having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)

Usage: allergic children; hypersensitive to pollen


Similar words: amenable

Definition: open to being acted upon in a certain way

Usage: an amenable hospitalization should not result in untimely death; the tumor was not amenable to surgical treatment


Similar words: subject, capable, open

Definition: possibly accepting or permitting

Usage: a passage capable of misinterpretation; open to interpretation; an issue open to question; the time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation


Similar words: persuadable, persuasible, suasible, convincible

Definition: being susceptible to persuasion


Similar words: fictile, pliable

Definition: susceptible to being led or directed

Usage: fictile masses of people ripe for propaganda


Similar words: nonimmune, nonresistant, unresistant, liable

Definition: (often followed by `to') likely to be affected with

Usage: liable to diabetes


Similar words: predisposed

Definition: made susceptible

Usage: because of conditions in the mine, miners are predisposed to lung disease


Similar words: tractable, amenable

Definition: readily reacting to suggestions and influences

Usage: a responsive student


Similar words: suggestible

Definition: susceptible or responsive to suggestion

Usage: suggestible young minds


Similar words: temptable

Definition: susceptible to temptation


Similar words: unvaccinated

Definition: not vaccinated


Similar words: vulnerable

Definition: susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation

Usage: vulnerable to bribery; an argument vulnerable to refutation


Synonyms: susceptible

Definition: easily impressed emotionally

Similar words: waxy, impressible, impressionable

Definition: easily impressed or influenced

Usage: an impressionable youngster; an impressionable age; a waxy mind