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Origin of vulnerable
OTHER WORDS FROM vulnerablevul·ner·a·bil·i·ty [vuhl-ner-uh-bil-i-tee], /ˌvʌl nər əˈbɪl ɪ ti/, vul·ner·a·ble·ness, nounvul·ner·a·bly, adverbun·vul·ner·a·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH vulnerablevenerable, vulnerable
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More global production happens in areas that are highly vulnerable to climate change.COVID-19 and climate change expose the dangers of unstable supply chains|matthewheimer|August 27, 2020|Fortune
I’ll keep talking about the issues that matter most to this district as so many vulnerable communities are trying to get through this pandemic and economic crisis.Texas congressional candidate slams homophobic GOP attacks|Michael K. Lavers|August 27, 2020|Washington Blade
Gulf Coast refineries and petrochemical plants are often located in low-lying areas vulnerable to flooding.
It is a controversial approach to the coronavirus pandemic because, in allowing the disease to spread unchecked, it puts more vulnerable groups, like the elderly and immunocompromised, at greater risk of death.Survey of India’s 9th-largest city finds COVID antibodies in 52% of the population|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 21, 2020|Fortune
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
Social media forces us to not only be vulnerable for our partner but for the whole world.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Plus, his known drug dealings certainly made him vulnerable to blackmail.The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline|Emily Shire|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The masterpiece is huge, but structurally flawed and terribly vulnerable to seismic activity.
They were individuals who were vulnerable to being recruited.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists|Scott Beauchamp|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Biden remembered the boy was in a physically vulnerable position: “leaning down on one of those slanted counters.”
The elephant, as is well known, is easily vulnerable in one spot only,—the middle of the skull.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
If she became emotional, was vulnerable in her feelings, I knew that Roscoe's peace might be assured.Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
"Just the other way," retorted Lorenza, delighted as angry persons are at having found the antagonist's vulnerable point.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
Every variety of danger was arising at once; the tempest was concentrated upon the vulnerable point; destruction was imminent.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Finally, the earlier is the warmer season with less danger to vulnerable feet and requiring a lighter equipment.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury