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Susceptibility

susceptibility
Origin: Cf. F. Susceptibilite.
1. The state or quality of being susceptible; the capability of receiving impressions, or of being affected.
2. Specifically, capacity for deep feeling or emotional excitement; sensibility, in its broadest acceptation; impressibility; sensitiveness.
(Science: physics) magnetic susceptibility, the intensity of magnetization of a body placed in a uniform megnetic field of unit strength.
Synonym: Capability, sensibility, feeling, emotion.


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