Etymology
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susceptible (adj.)

c. 1600, from Late Latin susceptibilis "capable, sustainable, susceptible," from Latin suscept-, past-participle stem of suscipere "to take, catch, take up, lift up; receive, admit; submit to; sustain, support, bear; acknowledge, accept," from sub "up from under" (see sub-) + capere "to take," from PIE root *kap- "to grasp." Susceptive in the same sense is recorded from early 15c. Related: Susceptibly.

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Definitions of susceptible

susceptible (adj.)
(often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of;
susceptible to colds
susceptible of proof
susceptible (adj.)
easily impressed emotionally;
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