Definition of susceptivity in English:



mass nounarchaic
  • The quality or condition of being receptive or sensitive to something.

    ‘susceptivity to any condition’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    responsiveness, sensitiveness, reactivity
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