The definition of vulnerable is easily hurt or delicate.(adjective)
See vulnerable in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: LL vulnerabilis, wounding, likely to injure (also, in pass. sense, vulnerable) < L vulnerare, to wound < vulnus (gen. vulneris), a wound < IE base *wel- > L vellere: see revulsion
See vulnerable in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Late Latin vulnerābilis, wounding
Origin: , from Latin vulnerāre, to wound
Origin: , from vulnus, vulner-, wound; see welə- in Indo-European roots.
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