insusceptible


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in·sus·cep·ti·ble

 (ĭn′sə-sĕp′tə-bəl)
adj.
Not susceptible: insusceptible to bribery.

in·sus·cep′ti·bil′i·ty n.
in′sus·cep′ti·bly adv.

insusceptible

(ˌɪnsəˈsɛptəbəl)
adj
(when: postpositive, usually foll by to) not capable of being affected (by); not susceptible (to)
ˌinsusˌceptiˈbility n
ˌinsusˈceptibly adv

in•sus•cep•ti•ble

(ˌɪn səˈsɛp tə bəl)

adj.
not susceptible; not readily influenced or affected (usu. fol. by of or to).
[1595–1605]
in`sus•cep`ti•bil′i•ty, n.
in`sus•cep′ti•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.insusceptible - not susceptible to
insensitive - not responsive to physical stimuli; "insensitive to radiation"

insusceptible

adjective
1. Not capable of being affected or impressed:
2. Having the capacity to withstand:
Translations

insusceptible

adjnicht anfällig (to für), unempfindlich (to gegen); (fig: = immune) → unempfänglich (to für); insusceptible to painschmerzunempfindlich
References in classic literature ?
Even a matron is not insusceptible to flattery, and the prospect of a visitor whose great object would be to listen to her conversation, was not without its charms to Mrs.
It fell upon his ear with many tones of tenderness, that were not insusceptible of the new meaning.
Elle prend fin soit par une decision de mise en liberte, prise d'office par le juge d'instruction, soit parce qu'aucune ordonnance de prolongation n'est intervenue ou parce que la loi a prevu une duree maximum insusceptible de prolongation (GASTON (S.
Quick, efficient, and most importantly insusceptible to manipulation.
It declines to maintain exclusive order of a domestic legal system insusceptible to an international legal order.
He rebelled against this awareness which was forcing itself upon him, mobilized all his strength to destroy it, but it remained intact, as if some part of his mind, insusceptible to reason, kept registering the girl's presence.
An illuminating parallel can again be found in Moravia's La noia where Dino, reflecting on his passivity during the ventennio, realises that what made him insusceptible both to promises and threats of fascist collectivity, was "soltanto la noia, ossia, l'impossibilita di stabilire un rapporto qualsiasi tra me e quel bando" (12).
which held that courts that agree to allow certain complex claims to go to arbitration pursuant to the parties' express agreement cannot later claim that those matters are "inherently insusceptible to resolution by arbitration.