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Young pandas are vulnerable/weak, so a great deal of care is required.
Are vulnerabe and weak exactly identical in meaning? Thanks.
Thanks, Naamplao, for the helpful explanation and illustration.
But "vulnerable" and "weak" are really close in our language, so would you define "vulnerable" in a few words?
A vulnerability can be due to a weakness but it does not mean you are weak in general.
VULNERABLE Meaning and Definition - Dictionary - eLook.org
Here is a dictionary definition of vulnerable from the above website. You will note that weakness is not mentioned in any of its points.
Vulnerable may be a synonym for weak in your language but it is not such in English.Definition:
- [adjective] susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"
- [adjective] susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation; "vulnerable to bribery"; "an argument vulnerable to refutation"
- [adjective] capable of being wounded or hurt; "vulnerable parts of the body"
- [adjective] susceptible to physical or emotional injury; "at a tender age"