Usage examples for susceptible

  1. The American ear was very susceptible – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. During the last ten days he had been fighting against every weakness to which his character was susceptible – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  6. I am not susceptible – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  7. 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
  8. " 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
  9. " Well," laughed Norman, " you're such a transparent, susceptible infant- in- arms that I'll go with you." – Mae Madden by Mary Murdoch Mason
  10. 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
  11. " No, no," she said, amused by the impression made upon his susceptible nature; " that means taking cold." – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. And no valley I know is more susceptible of sudden change. – In the Border Country by W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
  15. While in this condition they were very susceptible to the influence of music. – Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence
  16. I think she's a charming young woman- a little too charming perhaps for you, you susceptible old goose. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  17. Mr. Webster, always susceptible to outside influences, saw the wisdom of this advice, and accepted it. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  18. 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
  19. Mediums, particularly while in the psychic condition, are very sensitive and susceptible to outside mental influences. – Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers by Bhakta Vishita
  20. Thus defined, we have in credit a concept susceptible to quantitative treatment. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.