vulnerability-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: susceptibility to harm, injury, attack, exposure

Commentary: VULNERABILITY[+state][+susceptibility][+to_harm]

John has rebalanced his portfolio to decrease its vulnerability to a stock market crash.
The vulnerability of the coral reefs to these temperature changes is not as great as was once believed.
Her shyness and vulnerabilities will hinder her in the hard cynical world of show business.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: higher liability to incur penalties in a bridge game

Commentary: VULNERABILITY[+state][+liability][+increased][+penalty][+to_partnership][+bridge][+card_game]

Our bridge partnership now has a vulnerability because we won a game towards our rubber.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2