Susceptibility

  • 1 Susceptibility — Sus*cep ti*bil i*ty, n.; pl. {Susceptibilities}. [Cf. F. susceptibilit[ e].] 1. The state or quality of being susceptible; the capability of receiving impressions, or of being affected. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, capacity for deep feeling or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 susceptibility — susceptibility. См. чувствительность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 3 susceptibility — I noun affectability, aptitude, bent, capability of being affected, capacity for emotion, capacity for receiving impressions, empathy, impressibility, impressionability, inclination, leaning, penchant, proclivity, propensity, sensibility,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 susceptibility — ► NOUN (pl. susceptibilities) 1) the state or fact of being susceptible. 2) (susceptibilities) a person s feelings, regarded as being easily hurt …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 susceptibility — [sə sep΄tə bil′ə tē] n. pl. susceptibilities [ML susceptibilitas] 1. the quality or state of being susceptible 2. [pl.] sensibilities; feelings 3. a susceptible temperament or disposition; capacity for receiving impressions 4. Physics the ratio… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Susceptibility — *In physics, the susceptibility of a material or substance describes its response to an applied field. There are many kinds of susceptibilities, for example::Magnetic susceptibility:Electric susceptibilityThese two susceptibilities are particular …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 susceptibility — n. susceptibility to (susceptibility to disease) * * * [səˌseptə bɪlɪtɪ] susceptibility to (susceptibility to disease) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 susceptibility — /seuh sep teuh bil i tee/, n., pl. susceptibilities. 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,… …

    Universalium

  • 9 susceptibility — UK [səˌseptəˈbɪlətɪ] / US noun Word forms susceptibility : singular susceptibility plural susceptibilities 1) [uncountable] the tendency to be easily affected or influenced by something the gene that controls susceptibility to nicotine addiction… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 susceptibility — sus|cep|ti|bil|i|ty [səˌseptıˈbılıti] n plural susceptibilities 1.) [U and C] how easily someone or something is affected by something susceptibility to ▪ One of the side effects of the drug is an increased susceptibility to infections. 2.) sb s… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 susceptibility — [[t]səse̱ptɪbɪ̱lɪti[/t]] susceptibilities 1) N VAR If you have a susceptibility to something unpleasant, you are likely to be affected by it. ...his increased susceptibility to infections. Syn: vulnerability 2) N PLURAL A person s… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 susceptibility — sus|cep|ti|bil|i|ty [ sə,septə bıləti ] noun uncount the tendency to be easily affected or influenced by something: the gene that controls susceptibility to nicotine addiction …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 susceptibility — noun 1 (U) the condition of being easily affected or influenced by something: susceptibility to disease 2 sb s susceptibilities someone s feelings, especially when they are easily offended or upset: The policy has no regard for the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 susceptibility — /səsɛptəˈbɪləti/ (say suhseptuh biluhtee) noun (plural susceptibilities) 1. the state or character of being susceptible: susceptibility to disease. 2. capability of being affected, especially easily; capacity for receiving mental or moral… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 susceptibility — juta statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dydis, apibūdinantis medžiagos gebėjimą reaguoti į lauko, pvz., elektrinio ar magnetinio, poveikį. atitikmenys: angl. susceptibility vok. Suszeptibilität, f rus. восприимчивость, f… …

    Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • 16 susceptibility — juta statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. susceptibility vok. Suszeptibilität, f rus. восприимчивость, f pranc. susceptibilité, f …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 17 susceptibility — imlumas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Tikslinės auditorijos pasidavimas tam tikroms psichologinių operacijų formoms. atitikmenys: angl. susceptibility pranc. susceptibilité …

    NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 18 susceptibility — noun (plural ties) Date: 1644 1. the quality or state of being susceptible; especially lack of ability to resist some extraneous agent (as a pathogen or drug) ; sensitivity 2. a. a susceptible temperament or constitution b. plural feelings,… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 susceptibility — noun /səˌsɛptəˈbɪlɪti/ a) the condition of being susceptible; vulnerability b) emotional sensitivity …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 susceptibility — 1. Likelihood of an individual to develop ill effects from an external agent, such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis, high altitude, or ambient temperature. 2. In magnetic resonance imaging, the loss of magnetization signal caused by rapid p …

    Medical dictionary