Synonyms for vulnerability

Grammar : Noun
Spell : vuhl-ner-uh-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈvʌl nər ə bəl

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Définition of vulnerability

Origin :
  • c.1600, from Late Latin vulnerabilis "wounding," from Latin vulnerare "to wound," from vulnus (genitive vulneris) "wound," perhaps related to vellere "pluck, to tear."
  • noun exposure
Example sentences :
  • We have seen our vulnerability—and we have seen its deepest source.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • What then was its vulnerability, which this hiding seemed to indicate?
  • Extract from : « Lords of the Stratosphere » by Arthur J. Burks
  • (d) The length and vulnerability of possible lines of communication.
  • Extract from : « Sound Military Decision » by U.s. Naval War College
  • He was bewildered but elated in perceiving the vulnerability of those he was invited to revere.
  • Extract from : « Narcissus » by Evelyn Scott
  • This could be harmful by increasing the vulnerability of these areas to Soviet pressure.
  • Extract from : « East-West Trade Trends » by Harold E. Stassen
  • The vulnerability of human life on the moon struck Crag forcibly.
  • Extract from : « First on the Moon » by Jeff Sutton
  • The vulnerability of machine-guns is quite as important as is their accuracy.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 2 » by Various
  • At a minimum, that is when painted a “service” Vulnerability.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 2 » by Various
  • Nevertheless, in spite of his vulnerability, he is of all citizens the most lawless.
  • Extract from : « The Theory of Social Revolutions » by Brooks Adams
  • This class is becoming painfully conscious of its vulnerability.
  • Extract from : « Outspoken Essays » by William Ralph Inge

Antonyms for vulnerability

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