Definition of susceptivity in English:



  • [mass noun] The quality or condition of being receptive or sensitive to something.

    ‘susceptivity to any condition’
    • ‘This racial diversity also means varying susceptivity to disease.’
    • ‘His childlike delight in God's works and his susceptivity to the poetry of the natural world took whatever he said out of commonplace and stamped it with fresh beauty.’
    • ‘This experience does not simply happen at any given time in the young girl's life, but rather at a moment of heightened susceptivity.’
    • ‘He suggests that the susceptivity to that malady comes from eating too much in proportion to the physical labor one performs.’
    • ‘I accepted philosophically her susceptivity to decay.’
    responsiveness, sensitiveness, reactivity
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