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susceptibility

noun
     
sus‧cep‧ti‧bil‧i‧ty plural susceptibilities
1 [uncountable and countable] how easily someone or something is affected by something
susceptibility to
One of the side effects of the drug is an increased susceptibility to infections.
2

somebody's susceptibilities

formal someone's feelings, especially when they are easily offended or upset:
I knew I would have to be careful not to offend their susceptibilities.

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