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1. vulnerable

adjective. ['ˈvʌlnɝəbəl'] susceptible to attack.

Synonyms

  • penetrable
  • open
  • defenseless
  • assailable
  • under attack
  • undefendable
  • compromising
  • dangerous
  • unguarded
  • under fire
  • conquerable
  • insecure
  • defenceless
  • threatened
  • susceptible
  • endangered
  • unprotected
  • indefensible
  • undefended

Antonyms

  • secure
  • protected
  • unconquerable
  • unsusceptible
  • safe

Etymology

  • vulnerabilis (Latin)
  • vulnero (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Vulnerable

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

Example sentences of the word vulnerable


1. Adjective
That means your cat is always vulnerable to at least one of them, if not all.

Quotes containing the word vulnerable


1. Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.
- Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

2. If you truly believe in the value of life, you care about all of the weakest and most vulnerable members of society.
- Joni Eareckson Tada

3. I was a timid little guy when I was a kid. I used humor as a defense; I became the class clown. But deep inside, I felt real vulnerable.
- Mike Huckabee

2. vulnerable

adjective. ['ˈvʌlnɝəbəl'] susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation.

Antonyms

  • lock

Etymology

  • vulnerabilis (Latin)
  • vulnero (Latin)

3. vulnerable

adjective. ['ˈvʌlnɝəbəl'] capable of being wounded or hurt.

Antonyms

  • cork

Etymology

  • vulnerabilis (Latin)
  • vulnero (Latin)
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