Synonyms of vulnerable in English:


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1‘they evacuated children from the most vulnerable cities’

in danger, in peril, in jeopardy, at risk, endangered, unsafe, unprotected, ill-protected, unguarded
open to attack, attackable, assailable, exposed, wide open
undefended, unshielded, unfortified, unarmed, without arms, without weapons, defenceless, easily damaged, easily hurt, easily wounded, powerless, helpless
rare pregnable, impuissant, resistless

well protected, invulnerable, resilient

2‘he is extremely sensible and less vulnerable to criticism than most’

exposed to, open to, wide open to, liable to, prone to, prey to, susceptible to, subject to, not above, in danger of, at risk of, at the mercy of, an easy target for, easily affected by
in the firing line
rare susceptive of

immune to, above