English to Afrikaans Meaning :: vulnerable

kwetsbaar
Vulnerable :
kwesbaar
- kwesbaar
 

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Adjective(1) susceptible to attack(2) susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation(3) capable of being wounded or hurt

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(1) Normandy was his homeland and far more vulnerable to sudden attack than was his island kingdom.(2) The inmates say the new prisons leave them isolated and vulnerable to abuse by guards.(3) Young children are particularly vulnerable to the health impact of passive smoking.(4) It may have failed in its bid for NatWest, but Bank of Scotland is far from vulnerable to a takeover.(5) These are testing times for America and for an economy vulnerable to a sudden fall in confidence.(6) The price is also vulnerable to any deterioration in the security situation in the Middle East.(7) The time it takes to climb a rope or scale a ladder leaves soldiers highly vulnerable to attack.(8) The economy is vulnerable to a rise in the euro exchange rate or in interest rates.(9) Children are particularly vulnerable to teasing, which can cause great distress.(10) A side which has already won one game towards the current rubber is said to be vulnerable .(11) Older people can be some of our most vulnerable citizens and far too often can find it hard to speak out.(12) But if your ego is vulnerable to start off with, it will bruise harder and for longer.(13) Children are especially vulnerable to disease and malnutrition and need urgent care and supplies to help them survive.(14) There is an issue as to the extent to which he remains vulnerable to drug abuse and self harm.(15) People with severe mental illness are the most vulnerable in a society.(16) Analysts will want to hear if the business could be vulnerable to the economic slowdown.
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(1) vulnerable to ::
kwesbaar vir
Synonyms
Adjective
1. helpless ::
hulpeloos
3. powerless ::
magteloos
4. impotent ::
impotent
5. weak ::
swak
6. susceptible ::
vatbaar
Antonyms
1. insusceptible ::
ongevoelig
2. invulnerable ::
onkwetsbaar
3. unexposed ::
Bedekte
Different Forms
vulnerable
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