susceptible

If you are susceptible to something such as infections or earaches, it means you are likely to become sick with these things.

Have you ever received something you don't want? Well, with susceptible meaning "likely to be influenced or affected by" that is probably going to be the case. If you're susceptible to flattery, and someone wants something from you, all they have to do is give you a compliment or two and you'll do what they want. Material that's susceptible to cracking won't be in good condition for long.

Definitions of susceptible
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adj (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of

susceptible to colds”
susceptible of proof”
Synonyms:
unprotected
lacking protection or defense
sensitive
responsive to physical stimuli
allergic, hypersensitised, hypersensitive, hypersensitized, sensitised, sensitized, supersensitised, supersensitive, supersensitized
having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
amenable
open to being acted upon in a certain way
capable, open, subject
possibly accepting or permitting
convincible, persuadable, persuasible, suasible
being susceptible to persuasion
fictile, pliable
susceptible to being led or directed
liable, nonimmune, nonresistant, unresistant
(often followed by `to') likely to be affected with
predisposed
made susceptible
amenable, tractable
readily reacting to suggestions and influences
suggestible
susceptible or responsive to suggestion
temptable
susceptible to temptation
unvaccinated
not vaccinated
vulnerable
susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation
vulnerable
susceptible to attack
Antonyms:
insusceptible, unsusceptible
not susceptible to
insensitive
not responsive to physical stimuli
immune, resistant
relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
immunised, immunized, vaccinated
having been rendered unsusceptible to a disease
immunogenic
possessing the ability to elicit an immune response
incapable
not being susceptible to or admitting of something (usually followed by `of')
unpersuadable, unsuasible
not susceptible to persuasion
unresponsive
not susceptible to suggestion or influence
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adj easily impressed emotionally

Synonyms:
impressible, impressionable, waxy
easily impressed or influenced

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