Susceptibility



[suh-sep-tuh-bil-i-tee] /səˌsɛp təˈbɪl ɪ ti/
noun, plural susceptibilities.
1.
state or character of being susceptible:
susceptibility to disease.
2.
capacity for receiving mental or moral impressions; tendency to be emotionally affected.
3.
susceptibilities, capacities for emotion; feelings:
His susceptibilities are easily wounded.
4.
Electricity.

electric susceptibility.
magnetic susceptibility.

susceptibility
/səˌsɛptəˈbɪlɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
the quality or condition of being susceptible
2.
the ability or tendency to be impressed by emotional feelings; sensitivity
3.
(pl) emotional sensibilities; feelings
4.
(physics)

Also called electric susceptibility. (of a dielectric) the amount by which the relative permittivity differs from unity Χ
Also called magnetic susceptibility. (of a magnetic medium) the amount by which the relative permeability differs from unity Κ

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