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Noun1.impregnability - having the strength to withstand attack
safety - the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions; "insure the safety of the children"; "the reciprocal of safety is risk"
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She has the strength and impregnability of a diplodocus.
The absolute serenity of his manner bespoke an impregnability of purpose before which the words died away on her lips.
Israel has decided to benefit from the escalating Sunni-Shiite animosities by destroying any remaining chance of creating a Palestinian state, and by ensuring that the regional and Arab bloodletting continues, thus increasing its impregnability and killing off all that might threaten its existence.
Secondly, her body is open to the husband and the lover through what D'Annunzio defines a 'ferita sempre aperta' (D'Annunzio, 1996: 15), in contrast with her definition as 'Turris eburnea', where the image of the ivory tower should symbolize the impregnability, preciousness and purity of the 'angel'.
When "Katharine decided that she was in love with a tall young surgeon, she began to dislike all trained nurses as much as her mammy did, and to share her doubt about the impregnability of their virtue .
The whitepaper pointed out there is no silver bullet to achieve impregnability to cyberattacks, nor is there any vaccination for spear phishing.
Now they look pale and impotent while the aura of impregnability at the back has fractured too.
So deeply did the iniquities of the ancient system impress themselves upon the minds of the American colonists that the States, with one accord, made a denial of the right to question an accused person a part of their fundamental law, so that a maxim, which in England was a mere rule of evidence, became clothed in this country with the impregnability of a constitutional enactment.
The influence of wood structure, as for its permeability and impregnability, has been summarized in the works of Siau [19, 20], Hansmann et al.
The old stone house--in its impregnability and its connection to a particular American pastoral history--functions as a repository for a political narrative of security and an implicit endorsement of a bourgeois American culture of comfort.
Just moments after elaborating at length on the Quran's prohibition of nuclear weapons, an interlocutor would declare that the underground Fordow nuclear facility's impregnability to airstrikes must be central to any deal.
Yet not for him the veneer of impregnability some choose to adopt in such situations.