impenetrably


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im·pen·e·tra·ble

 (ĭm-pĕn′ĭ-trə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to penetrate or enter: an impenetrable fortress.
2. Impossible to understand; incomprehensible: impenetrable jargon.
3. Impervious to sentiment or argument: an impenetrable heart.

im·pen′e·tra·ble·ness n.
im·pen′e·tra·bly adv.
Translations

impenetrably

adv
thick, darkundurchdringlich
(= incomprehensibly)unergründlich, undurchschaubar; his pictures can appear, at first sight, impenetrably obscureauf den ersten Blick kann die Obskurität seiner Bilder unverständlich erscheinen

impenetrably

[ɪmˈpɛnɪtrəblɪ] advimpenetrabilmente
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Was the secret thus far hidden impenetrably, hidden forever?
So anxiously looked forward to, charged with such consequences, its results so impenetrably hidden though so near.
The place was a narrow passage between high walls of lava, a crack in the knotted rock, and on either side interwoven heaps of sea-mat, palm-fans, and reeds leaning against the rock formed rough and impenetrably dark dens.
By contrast with the brilliancy outside, it seemed at first impenetrably dark to me.
Your excellency, we must live somehow," returned the other, smiling impenetrably.
Bennet as the carriage drove up to the door; her husband looked impenetrably grave; her daughters, alarmed, anxious, uneasy.
Yes," I said impenetrably, "he is not easy to understand.
Baggs impenetrably wrapped up in dignified sulkiness.
If a dog had been under one of the chairs, and had barked, Lady Montbarry could not have proceeded more impenetrably with the last words she had to say to Agnes.
The composite man stands by impenetrably silent; the sight of a disabled stranger fails entirely either to surprise or to interest the gardener-groom.
Major Fitz-David still waited impenetrably to hear what I had to say--to know what I resolved on doing next.
In other words, a human machine, doing its duty impenetrably when it was once wound up.