Definition for SUS-CEP'TI-BLE

SUS-CEP'TI-BLE, a. [Fr. from L. suscipio, to take; sub and capio.]

  1. Capable of admitting any thing additional, or any change, affection or influence; as, a body susceptible of color or of alteration; a body susceptible of pain; a heart susceptible of love or of impression.
  2. Tender; capable of impression; impressible. The minds of children are more susceptible than those of persons more advanced in life.
  3. Having nice sensibility; as, a man of a susceptible heart.

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