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vul·ner·a·bil·i·ty

(vŭl'nĕr-ă-bil'i-tē),
Weakness of susceptibility to damage.
[L. vulnerabilis, susceptible to injury, fr. vulnero, to wound, fr. vulnus, wound]

vul·ner·a·bil·i·ty

(vŭl'nĕr-ă-bil'i-tē)
Susceptibility or weakness; often associated with a particular situation (e.g., illiness, poverty, illiteracy).
[L. vulnerabilis, susceptible to injury, fr. vulnero, to wound, fr. vulnus, wound]

vul·ner·a·bil·i·ty

(vŭl'nĕr-ă-bil'i-tē)
Weakness of susceptibility to damage.
[L. vulnerabilis, susceptible to injury, fr. vulnero, to wound, fr. vulnus, wound]
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