“We don’t know why bears have become so susceptible to it,” said Katie Martin, a deer, bear and turkey biologist for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.
Several women described personal problems and vulnerabilities that made them susceptible to posing nude: financial strain, troubles at home or feeling they had no other option if they wanted to advance in the sport.
People of color were especially susceptible to falling through history’s cracks if they were blacklisted, she said.
(often followed by
of' or to’) yielding readily to or capable of
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.
No one is more susceptible to an expert’s fearmongering than a parent.
—Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
Cities receiving their drinking water from rivers had a higher death rate from cancer than did those whose water came from sources presumably less susceptible to pollution such as wells.
—Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
Perhaps it was thanks to the fact that Yo had survived the susceptible period of infancy, but three years later Natalie agreed that Xing would be pretty cool to add to his name.
或许是因为 Yo 熬过了婴儿时期的易感期，但三年后 Natalie 同意将 Xing 添加到他的名字中会很酷。
—A boy named Sue? Why not! I named my kids Yo and E by Dalton Conley
susceptible (adj.)"capable of being passively affected," c. 1600, from Late Latin susceptibilis "capable, sustainable, susceptible," from Latin suscept-, past-participle stem of suscipere "to take, catch, take up, lift up; receive, admit; submit to; sustain, support, bear; acknowledge, accept," from sub "up from under" (see sub-) + capere "to take" (from PIE root kap- "to grasp").Susceptive in the same sense is recorded from early 15c. Related: Susceptibly; susceptibleness.Related entries & more
易受影响（adj.）“能够被被动影响，”c。 1600，来自晚期拉丁语 susceptibilis “有能力的，可持续的，易感的”，来自拉丁语 suscept-，suscipere 的过去分词词干“采取，抓住，拿起，举起；接受，承认；提交；维持，支持，承受；承认，接受，”来自子“从下往上”（参见子）+ capere“采取”（来自 PIE 词根 kap-“掌握”）。从 15 世纪早期开始记录了相同意义上的感受。相关：易感；易感性。相关条目及更多
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