1 capable of being physically or emotionally wounded or hurt
2 open to temptation, persuasion, censure, etc.
3 liable or exposed to disease, disaster, etc.
4 (Military) liable or exposed to attack
5 (Bridge) (of a side who have won one game towards rubber) subject to increased bonuses or penalties
(C17: from Late Latin vulnerabilis, from Latin vulnerare to wound, from vulnus a wound)
vulnerability, vulnerableness n
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