Capable of admitting anything additional, or any change, affection, or influence; readily acted upon; as, a body susceptible of color or of alteration.
- Easily influenced or affected: "She suddenly was too susceptible to her past” ( Jimmy Breslin).
- Likely to be affected: susceptible to colds.
- Especially sensitive; highly impressionable.
- Permitting an action to be performed; capable of undergoing: a statement susceptible of proof; a disease susceptible to treatment.