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vulnerable (adj.)

17世纪 ,来自拉丁语晚期 vulnerabilis "伤人",来自拉丁语 vulnerare "伤人、伤害、损伤、残害",来自 vulnus (属性 vulneris )"伤人",可能与 vellere "拔、撕"(见 svelte )有关,或来自PIE *wele-nes- ,来自 *wele- (2)"打击、伤害"(见 Valhalla )。

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Definitions of vulnerable from WordNet

vulnerable (adj.)
susceptible to attack;
a vulnerable bridge
vulnerable (adj.)
susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation;
an argument vulnerable to refutation
vulnerable to bribery
vulnerable (adj.)
capable of being wounded or hurt;
vulnerable parts of the body
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