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sus•cep•ti•bil•i•ty



Pronunciation: (su-sep"tu-bil'i-tē), [key]
n.,
pl. -ties.

1. state or character of being susceptible: susceptibility to disease.
2. capacity for receiving mental or moral impressions; tendency to be emotionally affected.
3. susceptibilities,capacities for emotion; feelings: His susceptibilities are easily wounded.
4. Elect.
a. See electric susceptibility.
b. See magnetic susceptibility.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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