What does the word vulnerable mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • VULNERABILITY, VULNERABLENESS.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Capable of being wounded.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Liable to attack; assailable.

Usage examples for vulnerable

  1. Now it seemed to her the most vulnerable point in her plan. – A Romance of Wastdale by 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 by 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 by Charles Neville Buck
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