adjective susceptible to attack
adjective satellite susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation
- vulnerable to bribery
- an argument vulnerable to refutation
adjective satellite capable of being wounded or hurt
- vulnerable parts of the body
wounding, injurious, from vulnerare
to wound, vulnus
a wound; akin to Skr. vraa
: cf. F. vulnérable
- 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.
- 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.
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