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Part of speech: adjective

Capable of being wounded.

Part of speech: adjective

Liable to attack; assailable.

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Usage examples "vulnerable":

  1. Now it seemed to her the most vulnerable point in her plan. - "A Romance of Wastdale", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
  2. Burns had often jeered gently at himself for being, as he considered, more than ordinarily susceptible to a sort of odd tenderness of feeling under such conditions, and as he stared in at the scene before him he was uneasily conscious that he could not have come upon it at a more vulnerable moment. - "Red Pepper Burns", Grace S. Richmond.
  3. There were two rooms, and the walls were vulnerable to windy gusts through cracks between rotting logs. - "The Portal of Dreams", Charles Neville Buck.