Meaning: (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof"
"He is very shy," I said, "and susceptible.
Can we wonder that they should readily win a heart young, guileless, and susceptible?
Dan Patch was more susceptible to suffering than a superannuated dray horse would be.
Note.--Some assert that God, like a man, consists of body and mind, and is susceptible of passions.
But beyond proving fallacies, Paul could do nothing--and even then, has there ever been a mob since the world began susceptible to logical argument?
This property, like that of the Romans, was wholly individual, independent, exclusive, transferable, and consequently susceptible of accumulation and invasion.
Situated as she was, I could not suppose her heart susceptible of harbouring a new affection, and I would have despised myself if I had tried to seduce her by any means in my power.
Justice is sociability as manifested in the division of material things, susceptible of weight and measure; equite is justice accompanied by admiration and esteem,--things which cannot be measured.
I was not, of course, at that time aware that this apparent paradox was occasioned by the center of the visual area being less susceptible of feeble impressions of light than the exterior portions of the retina.
He could not at this date repent of the fact that he, a handsome, susceptible man of thirty-four, was not in love with his wife, the mother of five living and two dead children, and only a year younger than himself.