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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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