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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sus·cep·ti·ble a.
 1. Capable of admitting anything additional, or any change, affection, or influence; readily acted upon; as, a body susceptible of color or of alteration.
 It sheds on souls susceptible of light,
 The glorious dawn of our eternal day.   --Young.
 2. Capable of impression; having nice sensibility; impressible; tender; sensitive; as, children are more susceptible than adults; a man of a susceptible heart.
    Candidates are . . . not very susceptible of affronts.   --Cowper.
    I am constitutionally susceptible of noises.   --Lamb.
 -- Sus*cep*ti*ble*ness, n. -- Sus*cep*ti*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the state of being susceptible; easily affected [syn: susceptibility]
          [ant: unsusceptibility]