vulnerable
1. [ adjective ] susceptible to attack
Examples:

"a vulnerable bridge"

Related terms: invulnerable under_attack assailable threatened endangered penetrable defenseless unguarded insecure compromising dangerous susceptible unprotected insecure conquerable
2. [ adjective ] capable of being wounded or hurt
Examples:

"vulnerable parts of the body"

Related terms: weak
3. [ adjective ] susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation
Examples:

"vulnerable to bribery" "an argument vulnerable to refutation"

Related terms: susceptible
4. [ adjective ] susceptible to physical or emotional injury
Synonyms: tender
Examples:

"at a tender age"

Related terms: young
Similar spelling:   vulnerably
  vulnerability