Immunities
Immunity Im*mu"ni*ty, n.; pl. {Immunities}. [L. immunitas, fr. immunis free from a public service; pref. im- not + munis complaisant, obliging, cf. munus service, duty: cf. F. immunit['e]. See {Common}, and cf. {Mean}, a.] 1. Freedom or exemption from any charge, duty, obligation, office, tax, imposition, penalty, or service; a particular privilege; as, the immunities of the free cities of Germany; the immunities of the clergy. [1913 Webster]

2. Freedom; exemption; as, immunity from error. [1913 Webster]

3. The state of being insusceptible to disease, certain poisons, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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