Definition of 'susceptibility'
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Nor do the limits allow for genetic susceptibility or tolerance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Physical activity serves to reduce susceptibility to these diseases. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This was taken as a positive test for chemical susceptibility. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)The treatment of chemical susceptibility is also largely based on avoidance. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)There may also be increased susceptibility to heat or to heat stroke. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)It may be that the genetic susceptibility makes some individuals more or less sensitive to specific forms of conditioning. Know Your Own Mind (1991)Similarly, a diagnosis of chemical susceptibility is rarely greeted with enthusiasm by patients. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)The effort lowers your blood pressure, improves your mental health and reduces your susceptibility to man flu. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What is more, tests with chemicals in various forms showed that this patient had the problem of chemical susceptibility. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)This suggests that we also have a genetic susceptibility to learn fears more readily from others - the perfect example of nature shaping nurture. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This susceptibility may be genetic, that is, the tendency for it may run in families. Know Your Own Mind (1991)The likely scale depends on the susceptibility of two genetic groups in whom the disease has yet to be found, and whose susceptibility is not known. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Most cancers are thought to be triggered by a combination of factors, including environmental exposure, inherited genetic susceptibility and chance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'susceptibility'
British English: susceptibility NOUN
If you have a susceptibility to something unpleasant, you are likely to be affected by it.
...his increased susceptibility to infections.
Definition of susceptibility from the Collins English Dictionary
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