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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vul·ner·a·ble /ˈvʌln(ə)rəbəl, ˈvʌlnɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 vul·ner·a·ble /ˈvəln(ə)rəbəl, ˈvəlnɝbəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vul·ner·a·ble a.
 1. Capable of being wounded; susceptible of wounds or external injuries; as, a vulnerable body.
    Achilles was vulnerable in his heel; and there will be wanting a Paris to infix the dart.   --Dr. T. Dwight.
 2. Liable to injury; subject to be affected injuriously; assailable; as, a vulnerable reputation.
    His skill in finding out the vulnerable parts of strong minds was consummate.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge" [ant: invulnerable]
      2: susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation;
         "vulnerable to bribery"; "an argument vulnerable to
      3: capable of being wounded or hurt; "vulnerable parts of the
      4: susceptible to physical or emotional injury; "at a tender
         age" [syn: tender]