Vul"ner*a*ble(?), a. [L. vulnerabilis wounding, injurious, from vulnerare to wound, vulnus a wound; akin to Skr. vraa: cf. F. vulnrable.]
1. Capable of being wounded; susceptible of wounds or external injuries; as, a
Achilles was vulnerable in his heel; and there will be wanting a Paris to infix the dart.Dr. T. Dwight.
2. Liable to injury; subject to be affected injuriously; assailable; as, a
His skill in finding out the vulnerable parts of strong minds was consummate.Macaulay.
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