capable of or susceptible to being wounded or hurt, as by a weapon: a vulnerable part of the body.
open to moral attack, criticism, temptation, etc.: an argument vulnerable to refutation; He is vulnerable to bribery.
(of a place) open to assault; difficult to defend: a vulnerable bridge.
Bridge. having won one of the games of a rubber.
vulnerary Related forms:
vul⋅ner⋅a⋅bil⋅i⋅ty, vul⋅ner⋅a⋅ble⋅ness, noun
the quality or state of being wise; knowledge of what is true or right coupled with just judgment as to action; sagacity, discernment, or insight.
scholarly knowledge or learning: the wisdom of the schools.
wise sayings or teachings; precepts.
a wise act or saying.
(initial capital letter) Douay Bible. Wisdom of Solomon.
Origin: bef. 900; ME, OE wīsdōm; c. ON vīsdōmr, G Weistum. See wise 1 , -dom Related forms:
Synonyms:1. sense, understanding. 2. sapience, erudition, enlightenment. See information.
Antonyms:1. stupidity. 2. ignorance.