Usage examples for susceptible

  1. I would not have her ladyship suppose I am so susceptible. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. The American ear was very susceptible. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  3. Have we indeed an inner life that yields not in reality to the outer life; that is no less susceptible of experience and impression? – Wisdom and Destiny by Maurice Maeterlinck
  4. It seems that their winter coat makes them very susceptible to heat, and though the sun had come out pleasantly for us, it was too hot for them. – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope
  5. " It is, however, at times subjected to certain conditions, where the principles on which it is based are not sufficiently defined, and, therefore, becomes susceptible to a change, either of form or of nature. – Common Sense Subtitle: How To Exercise It by Yoritomo-Tashi
  6. " Well," laughed Norman, " you're such a transparent, susceptible infant- in- arms that I'll go with you." – Mae Madden by Mary Murdoch Mason
  7. He showed also a marked courtesy to Mrs. Colwood, and the little widow, susceptible to every breath of kindness, formed the prompt opinion that he was both handsome and agreeable. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  8. Thus defined, we have in credit a concept susceptible to quantitative treatment. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  9. The laws relating to the administration of the Patent Office are deserving of much consideration and perhaps susceptible of some improvement. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  10. Mr. Webster, always susceptible to outside influences, saw the wisdom of this advice, and accepted it. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  11. God, then, is in himself type of both male and female, and only in proportion as all men are womanly and all women manly, does each become susceptible of the love and worthy of the respect of the other. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  12. I am not susceptible. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  13. During the last ten days he had been fighting against every weakness to which his character was susceptible. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  14. While in this condition they were very susceptible to the influence of music. – Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence
  15. A housekeeper with plain common sense, susceptible to instructions, willing to obey orders, is the housekeeper that leaves the old situation for one of better pay. – Guide to Hotel Housekeeping by Mary E. Palmer
  16. Men were susceptible to comfort, to being petted, no matter at what age one loved them, or in what grief one would comfort them. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan