noun, plural sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ties.
Origin of susceptibility
Examples from the Web for susceptibility
One, creative fields differ in many respects, ranging from cost of production to susceptibility to digital copying.What Would IP Free Industries Look Like? Probably Not Like Restaurants.|Megan McArdle|October 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The susceptibility of otherwise sane folks to End Times enthusiasms is odd but perhaps a bit predictable.
Our new hero has found that his capacity for love and his susceptibility to loss are more powerful than his hunger for tail.
This I hinted to L——, and his own susceptibility had hinted it to him efficaciously before I spoke.Leonora|Maria Edgeworth
The difference in susceptibility of different individuals to all forms of metallic poisoning is well recognized.
Sobieska seemed to scent this secret fear and was willing to play with Josef's susceptibility.Trusia|Davis Brinton
If he had a weakness it was his susceptibility to feminine testimony.The Sheriffs Bluff|Thomas Nelson Page
The same individual difference of susceptibility holds even for alcohol.A Psychiatric Milestone|Various
noun plural -ties
- Also called: electric susceptibility(of a dielectric) the amount by which the relative permittivity differs from unitySymbol: Χ
- Also called: magnetic susceptibility(of a magnetic medium) the amount by which the relative permeability differs from unitySymbol: Κ