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America is still a working democracy and not easily susceptible to those wielding the politics of fear. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These patients are therefore particularly susceptible to environmental insults. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)There could be all sorts of reasons why some people are more susceptible to obesity than others. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some sectors are less susceptible than others. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The persons susceptible to its power are as things beneath a spell. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)The activities of enzymes are extremely susceptible to foods. Secrets of the Soil (1990)Doctors already know to avoid them in patients who are particularly susceptible to heart rhythm disturbances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are definitely people more susceptible to disease and so it could be a combination of things. The Sun (2016)Removing dead skin will make your feet less susceptible to cracking. The Sun (2014)Bench and table feet are particularly susceptible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their quest was to decipher why some people are more susceptible than others to infections. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Plants are also less susceptible to disease under this system. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such symptoms will be familiar to many chemically susceptible people. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)More carbon dioxide makes plants less susceptible to drought. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some people are more susceptible than others. The Sun (2012)It would be expected that people with more antibodies would be less susceptible to infectious diseases. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The respiratory system is particularly susceptible to the vicissitudes of our emotional life from a very early age. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)But experts say that the pressures of the media industry make its participants particularly susceptible to drug use. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In my office, for instance, the physical setup is adjusted to the needs of the susceptible person. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)All of which invites the uncomfortable but unavoidable question: to what extent is Pakistan unusually susceptible to illegal gambling? Times, Sunday Times (2010)That said, it is undeniable that Pakistan cricket has proved unusually susceptible to corruption scandals and has been reluctant to tackle them properly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In fact, as far as the majority of chemically susceptible persons are concerned, the scent of cosmetics is one of the most troublesome features of this problem. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)
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British English: susceptible ADJECTIVE
If you are susceptible to something or someone, you are very likely to be influenced by them.
Young people are the most susceptible to advertisements.
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