noun see vulnerable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vulnerableness — Vul ner*a*ble*ness, n. The quality or state of being vulnerable; vulnerability. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulnerableness — index frailty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • vulnerableness — See vulnerability. * * * …   Universalium

  • vulnerableness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious: exposure, liability, openness, susceptibility, susceptibleness, vulnerability. See PROTECTION …   English dictionary for students

  • vulnerableness — vul·ner·a·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • vulnerableness — noun ( es) : vulnerability * * * vulnerabilˈity or vulˈnerableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑vulnerable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vulnerability — Vul ner*a*bil i*ty, n. The quality or state of being vulnerable; vulnerableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vulnerable — adjective Etymology: Late Latin vulnerabilis, from Latin vulnerare to wound, from vulner , vulnus wound; probably akin to Latin vellere to pluck, Greek oulē wound Date: 1605 1. capable of being physically or emotionally wounded 2. open to attack… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vulnerable — vulnerability, vulnerableness, n. vulnerably, adv. /vul neuhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of or susceptible to being wounded or hurt, as by a weapon: a vulnerable part of the body. 2. open to moral attack, criticism, temptation, etc.: an argument …   Universalium

  • frailty — I noun blemish, breakability, brittleness, debility, defect, defectiveness, deficiency, delicacy, demerit, destructibility, enervation, failing, failure, failure of strength, fallibility, fault, feebleness, flaw, flimsiness, foible, fragilitas,… …   Law dictionary

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