SUSCEPTIBILITY

1. The vulnerability or increased likelihood of being affected by a disease or illness. 2. The capacity to feel deep emotional arousal. It is the likelihood of being affected by anything.

SUSCEPTIBILITY: "Joe had a susceptibility to catch the flu each year."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUSCEPTIBILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/susceptibility/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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