Translation of susceptibility in Spanish:


vulnerabilidad, n.

Pronunciation /səˌsɛptɪˈbɪlɪti//səˌsɛptəˈbɪlədi/


  • 1

    (openness, vulnerability)
    (to attack) vulnerabilidad feminine
    (infection/to colds) propensión feminine
    susceptibility to sth vulnerabilidad frente a algo
    • Insufficient vitamin A leads to blindness, poor growth and increased susceptibility to infection.
    • Reid agrees that the swarming nature of krill likely increases their susceptibility to the parasites.
    • The second major issue investigated was the influence of emotionality on susceptibility to memory distortion.
    • As well as affecting the way we judge other people, moods also influence our susceptibility to weak arguments.
    • Again, this frustrates prediction and creates susceptibility to electoral politics.
    • Information on clinical details and outcome was obtained and antibiotic susceptibility of the isolates studied.
    • Significant changes were observed in morphological and cultural characteristics of variants with decreased susceptibility to penicillin.
    • Around five to ten per cent of breast cancer cases are women with a hereditary genetic susceptibility to the disease.
    • This will improve air circulation and reduce susceptibility to pests.
    • In addition, you'll enhance your immune system, reducing your susceptibility to illness.
    • Several genes coding for different cytokines may affect host susceptibility to tuberculosis.
    • Whether or not a cancer occurs depends on a whole variety of factors, the main one being individual susceptibility to the specific type of cancer developing.
    • Increased size of the adenoids causes breathing problems and also susceptibility to infections.
    • The HIV infection causes increased susceptibility to infections that are usually harmless to healthy people.
    • Fifteen questions were included to assess perceived susceptibility and perceived seriousness of cervical cancer.
    • Much more commonly, genes are believed only to contribute to a person's susceptibility to the disease.
    • Genetic variations determine individual susceptibility to lung disease.
    • Data were collected to identify genetic variants conferring susceptibility to Crohn's disease.
    • There may be an association between bone density/mass and susceptibility to this malformation.
    • Informing people of their genetic susceptibility to disease may motivate them to change their behaviour to reduce their risks.
  • 2susceptibilities plural

    susceptibilidades feminine
    • What if, Munro seems to say, the romantic susceptibilities of an inexperienced young woman were to be exposed to the comic doublings of a Twelfth Night or The Comedy of Errors?
    • A man who rode roughshod over the feelings and susceptibilities of others was said to be ambitious; a woman who did the same was branded as arrogant.
    • Perhaps they are afraid of being ‘politically incorrect’ or offending religious susceptibilities.
    • The king also had a habit of making provocative remarks which offended the susceptibilities of more scrupulous clergy and he lacked the sincerity of belief which had ensured his father's good relations with the church.