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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not affected or influenced by something and seeming not to notice it. Not allowing to pass through.

Usage examples (37)
  • Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear. Thus a feeling of utter...
  • A material impervious to water
  • "Inner-directed" could be defined as impervious to outside criticism, advice or even reality.
  • All of nature’s indicators speak of global strain, and yet we the relatively affluent remain impervious to it. for more
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