If people can trick you easily, this is an example of when you are susceptible to being tricked.
A susceptible child.
A statement susceptible of proof; a disease susceptible to treatment.
Is he susceptible to persuasion? I'm very susceptible to colds.
Rational numbers are susceptible of description as quotients of two integers.
A properly prepared surface is susceptible of an enduring paint job.
- that gives a chance for; admitting; allowingTestimony susceptible of error.
- easily influenced by or affected withsusceptible to disease.
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Origin of susceptible
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Late Latin susceptibilis, from Latin susceptus, from suscipere.