Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Vulnerable"

The meaning of "Vulnerable" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does vulnerable mean?
A: It means you are able to be hurt or attacked. It can be emotional or physical.
Q: What does vulnerable mean?
A: It means :
susceptible to physical or emotional attack or harm.
Q: What does for our most vulnerable mean?
A: our most unprotected, or weak
Q: What does "vulnerable" mean?
A: capable of, or susceptible to, being wounded or hurt.
Q: What does I'm vulnerable for you. mean?
A: That is not correct grammar. I'm not sure what you are trying to say.

Example sentences using "Vulnerable"

Q: Please show me example sentences with vulnerable .
A:
The meaning of it is that you are prone to being hurt, or that you are weak and likely to be hurt.

“He was very vulnerable after his divorce.” -> distraught, emotionally sensitive.

“The troops were in a vulnerable position.” -> weak, easily attacked.
Q: Please show me example sentences with vulnerable.
A: Learners are vulnerable to poor corrections from natives.

Those with a weak immune system are vulnerable to disease.

Charizard is vulnerable to water attacks.

Vulnerable children are often protected by
social services.

Vulnerable: weak, susceptible, more likely to be injured by.
Q: Please show me example sentences with vulnerable.
A: She was in a vulnerable position
Q: Please show me example sentences with vulnerable.
A: With an impenetrable defensive line by the front, the army base was vulnerable to being flanked.

My girlfriend had just broken up with me, I was vulnerable (emotionally) to heartache.
Q: Please show me example sentences with vulnerable.
A: vulnerable means that a person has no defenses or that is weak

Synonyms of "Vulnerable" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between vulnerable and fragile ?
A: Being vulnerable is a temporary state. Being fragile is inherent.

If something is fragile, it usually stays so. A glass cup isn't described as vulnerable because it will always be likely to shatter.

A person who is vulnerable is in a bad state but can heal up in the future. A person who is fragile is much less likely - or unlikely - to do so.
Q: What is the difference between vulnerable and sensitive ?
A: vulnerable: at risk of being harmed or taken advantage of

- Young children are especially vulnerable to fraud and trickery

- A computer without virus protection is vulnerable to attack

sensitive
(1) highly tuned or accurate senses

- This camera is very sensitive to light

(2) easily offended, upset, or hurt

- He's a very sensitive child, you have to be gentle with him

- Don't touch my scar, the injury is still sensitive
Q: What is the difference between vulnerable and weak ?
A: Vulnerable = can be weak but it can also mean a susceptible person, prone to attacks (someone who is likely to be influenced or harmed)

For example:
The troops were in a vulnerable position. (meaning it was easy to jump on them)
He was very vulnerable after his divorce. (it was easy to hurt him emotionally)

Vulnerability is circumstantial. If a tornado is heading for your hometown, you're vulnerable. That doesn't mean you're weak. Weakness implies an inability to cope with anything to which you're vulnerable.
Q: What is the difference between vulnerable and weak ?
A: Weak is more general. Vulnerable is used when talking about defense. A building is vulnerable if it is difficult to defend from attacks. A person is vulnerable if they easily break down emotionally.
Q: What is the difference between vulnerable and susceptible ?
A: If something is vulnerable it is weak or exposed, susceptible means it is likely to happen. Example: Without armor I was vulnerable to arrows. When I opened up about my feelings I felt vulnerable. Example: People who work outside are susceptible to sunburn.

Translations of "Vulnerable"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? vulnerable
A: It's the same, "vulnerable", but pronounced differently :)
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? vulnerable
A: Vulnerable

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? vulnerable
A: vull-nerr-a-bull

Other questions about "Vulnerable"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce vulnerable.
A: This is a strange one. All the phonetic spellings in the dictionary show the first L , but the audio doesn't pronounce it. That is how I've always said it, without the L.

vulnerable. (vone-ruh-bull)
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