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Origin of vulnerable
OTHER WORDS FROM vulnerablevul·ner·a·bil·i·ty, vul·ner·a·ble·ness, nounvul·ner·a·bly, adverbun·vul·ner·a·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH vulnerablevenerable, vulnerable
Example sentences from the Web for vulnerable
There are new FEMA grant programs for 2020 that will disburse $660 million in funding for what the agency calls “pre-disaster mitigation,” focusing on resiliency against flooding and the relocation of vulnerable communities.FEMA spends more preparing for terrorism than hurricanes|Rachel Schallom|August 27, 2020|Fortune
Gulf Coast refineries and petrochemical plants are often located in low-lying areas vulnerable to flooding.
This is where so many people have become infected — and then immune — that the virus can no longer find enough vulnerable people to keep an outbreak going.
Hence, those richly priced FANMAGs, along with other rockets such as Tesla, are highly vulnerable to a steep fall.The champ’s big comeback: Why beaten-down value stocks are poised to thrive|Shawn Tully|August 18, 2020|Fortune
Between 6% and 16% of the loan books of India’s top five private banks are made up of “vulnerable” companies, the report said.India’s private banks could be staring at another bad loan mess|Prathamesh Mulye|July 14, 2020|Quartz
I said that mixture of glamour and vulnerability is potent, especially if you can sense the vulnerability.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This sense of vulnerability is, of course, even more acute in micro-states like Jamaica.How Maurice Tomlinson Was Outed in Jamaica—and Forced Into Exile|Jay Michaelson|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Amina Alzouma (“Young Girl”) surprised us all with her disturbingly beautiful displays of vulnerability and intensity.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark|Julia Grinberg|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There's the survivability to take into account, too, which negates a lot of that vulnerability.
The issue explored the theme of vulnerability, “relevant to anyone who seeks understanding, change, love, and belonging.”
The vulnerability of human life on the moon struck Crag forcibly.First on the Moon|Jeff Sutton
The argument as to the vulnerability of shielded guns is not at present strong.
Nevertheless, in spite of his vulnerability, he is of all citizens the most lawless.The Theory of Social Revolutions|Brooks Adams
No matter how hard the Army tried to justify the quota, the quota increased the Army's vulnerability to charges of discrimination.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
What then was its vulnerability, which this hiding seemed to indicate?Lords of the Stratosphere|Arthur J. Burks