The moral aspect of this refusal is a kind of spiritual imperviousness
, "the hard quality of not-being-able-to-receive; a stoniness of heart that will not brook any resistance" In the end, it is like Humpty Dumpty in Through the Looking Glass:
Canopy closure and imperviousness
data layers have been developed and are being prepared for release by mid-2003.
These creatures seem to have the very imperviousness
that Welty's travellers seek.
Many applications in these specialty paper markets require stringent specifications such as temperature resistance, sterility, imperviousness
, and durability.
NEMA 12, 13 and 3R measure imperviousness
to oil, dust and falling rain, respectively.
This wholesale piercing of veils, this society of pioneers' descendants, noble in their imperviousness
Consumers will be attracted to alternative decking materials because of their long lifespans, minimal maintenance requirements and imperviousness
to degradation caused by general wear and tear and long-term exposure to moisture.
inspires Labove's desire to "leave some indelible mark of himself" on Eula through sexual domination; essentially, he wants to mark her physically as his territory (840).
Wireless connections offer significant advantages over fixed data communications lines, such as imperviousness
to ice and high winds.
In addition, chomping super Power Pellets makes PAC-MAN bigger stronger, and faster, giving him a few seconds of imperviousness
from those relentless ghosts.
THE PLANTATION COMPLEX PROVIDES THOMAS SUTPEN WITH HIS appearance of dominance and psychic imperviousness
in William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom
Part of the harshness of the picture, though, is the alien house's imperviousness
to all this: It still commands its view.