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synonyms for susceptibility

  • awareness
  • perceptivity
  • sensitivity
  • susceptiveness
  • susceptivity
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antonyms for susceptibility

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  • insensitivity
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How to use susceptibility in a sentence

Those variants aren’t necessarily the genetic tweaks that lead to more severe disease, but they flag that one or more genes in the region might be responsible for increasing susceptibility to the coronavirus.
NEANDERTAL GENES IN PEOPLE TODAY MAY RAISE RISK OF SEVERE COVID-19TINA HESMAN SAEYOCTOBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
One of the biggest problems facing quantum computers is their susceptibility to disturbances, which can easily introduce errors into their calculations.
IBM PLANS TO HAVE A 1,000-QUBIT QUANTUM COMPUTER BY 2023EDD GENTSEPTEMBER 25, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Scientists have speculated other factors influence susceptibility, including pre-existing levels of inflammation and immunity, the amount of virus that starts an infection, and patients’ genetic makeup.
COVID-19 SCIENTISTS FLAG KEY IMMUNE FUNCTION AS A TURNING POINT IN LIFE THREATENING CASESKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
In May, they tangled over children’s susceptibility to the coronavirus.
FAUCI FINALLY LOSES HIS PATIENCE WITH RAND PAULAARON BLAKESEPTEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
However, in an ongoing pandemic with no guarantee that a vaccine will be available anytime soon, the heterogeneity of susceptibility has real implications for the disease’s herd immunity threshold.
THE TRICKY MATH OF HERD IMMUNITY FOR COVID-19KEVIN HARTNETTJUNE 30, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
There are others who disclose a special susceptibility to the more simple effects of pathos.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Even orthodoxy must trip it on tiptoe; there was always some prejudice, some susceptibility to consider.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
These were terrific moments; I had already felt them, but never with such intense susceptibility as then.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
She dwelt on the ancestral causes that gave him a nature of exceptional and dangerous susceptibility.
LADY BYRON VINDICATEDHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Or there may be mental weakness and neurotic susceptibility in regard to a special class of impressions.
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WORDS RELATED TO SUSCEPTIBILITY

  • chink in the armor
  • damaging weakness
  • defect
  • failing
  • flaw
  • foible
  • frailty
  • handicap
  • heel of Achilles
  • susceptibility
  • tender spot
  • vulnerability
  • weak link
  • weak spot
  • weakness
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