- 01. He has been really emotionally [vulnerable] since his wife left him.02. Superman was only [vulnerable] when he came in contact with kryptonite.03. The fortress was [vulnerable] to attacks from the sky.04. If you don't eat properly, you may become more [vulnerable] to disease.05. Many adolescents are [vulnerable] to peer pressure.06. I feel very [vulnerable] since losing my best friend.07. His treatment for cancer has made him [vulnerable] to infection.08. Divorce can lead to feelings of [vulnerability] and emotional insecurity in children.09. AIDS makes people [vulnerable] to many illnesses.10. Cyclists are more [vulnerable] than motorists, and should be protected by laws which take their situation into account.11. According to a study, 25% of all road deaths in Britain were [vulnerable] road users - cyclists and pedestrians.12. Many women in this country feel [vulnerable] when they are walking on our city streets at night.13. You could become [vulnerable] to disease if you don't get enough vitamins in your food.14. Achilles' only [vulnerable] point was his heel.15. The devastating attacks on the World Trade Center illustrated just how [vulnerable] even the most powerful countries are to terrorists who are willing to die for their cause.16. Of all road users, pedestrians are probably the most [vulnerable] in the event of an accident.17. The landscape and climate of Bangladesh combine to make it [vulnerable] to flooding.18. The Arawak Indians of Jamaica have completely disappeared, due to their [vulnerability] to European diseases.19. Being such a flat, low country, the Netherlands is particularly [vulnerable] to flooding by the sea.20. Grazing animals such as cows are quite [vulnerable] to attacks from predators because they have to eat frequently.21. The [vulnerability] of children makes them frequent targets of human rights violations.22. John F. Kennedy once noted that the supreme reality of our time is the [vulnerability] of this planet.
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vulnérable — [ vylnerabl ] adj. • 1676; lat. vulnerabilis, de vulnerare « blesser » 1 ♦ Qui peut être blessé, frappé par un mal physique. Endroit, point vulnérable. Ils « ne sont pas immunisés, ils sont vulnérables » (Duhamel) (⇒ fragile) . 2 ♦ (Abstrait) Qui … Encyclopédie Universelle
Vulnerable — Vul ner*a*ble, a. [L. vulnerabilis wounding, injurious, from vulnerare to wound, vulnus a wound; akin to Skr. vra?a: cf. F. vuln[ e]rable.] [1913 Webster] 1. Capable of being wounded; susceptible of wounds or external injuries; as, a vulnerable… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Vulnerable — may refer to: *Vulnerability *Vulnerable species * Vulnerable (album), by Tricky * Vulnerable (Marvin Gaye album) * Vulnerable (Roxette song) … Wikipedia
vulnerable — [vul′nər ə bəl] adj. [LL vulnerabilis, wounding, likely to injure (also, in pass. sense, vulnerable) < L vulnerare, to wound < vulnus (gen. vulneris), a wound < IE base * wel > L vellere: see REVULSION] 1. that can be wounded or… … English World dictionary
vulnerable — que se encuentra en una posición o situación de riesgo en la que puede ser objeto de una infección o lesión Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010. vulnerable Que se encuentra en una … Diccionario médico
Vulnerable — Album par Tricky Sortie 2003 Genre Trip Hop Label ANTI Albums de Tricky … Wikipédia en Français
vulnerable — I adjective accessible, approachable, assailable, attainable, beatable, capable of receiving injuries, defenseless, exposed, fallible, guardless, indefensible, insecure, liable to attack, obtainable, open, penetrable, precarious, pregnable, qui… … Law dictionary
vulnerable — c.1600, from L.L. vulnerabilis wounding, from L. vulnerare to wound, from vulnus (gen. vulneris) wound, perhaps related to vellere pluck, to tear … Etymology dictionary
vulnerable — [adj] open to attack accessible, assailable, defenseless, exposed, liable, naked, on the line*, on the spot*, out on a limb*, ready, sensitive, sitting duck*, sucker*, susceptible, tender, thin skinned*, unguarded, unprotected, unsafe, weak, wide … New thesaurus
vulnerable — VULNERABLE. adj. de tout genre. Qui peut estre blessé. Il n a point d usage … Dictionnaire de l'Académie française
vulnerable — (Del lat. vulnerabĭlis). adj. Que puede ser herido o recibir lesión, física o moralmente … Diccionario de la lengua española