Impenetrably Im*pen"e*tra*bly, adv. In an impenetrable manner or state; imperviously. ``Impenetrably armed.'' --Milton. ``Impenetrably dull.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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  • impenetrably — impenetrable ► ADJECTIVE 1) impossible to get through or into. 2) impossible to understand. 3) impervious to new ideas or influences. DERIVATIVES impenetrability noun impenetrably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • impenetrably — adverb see impenetrable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impenetrably — See impenetrableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • impenetrably — adverb In an impenetrable manner or state; imperviously …   Wiktionary

  • impenetrably — adv. in an impenetrable manner, impassably, impermeably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impenetrably — im·penetrably …   English syllables

  • impenetrably — See: impenetrable …   English dictionary

  • impenetrably — adverb see impenetrable …   Useful english dictionary

  • impenetrable — [[t]ɪmpe̱nɪtrəb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe something such as a barrier or a forest as impenetrable, you mean that it is impossible or very difficult to get through. ...the Caucasus range, an almost impenetrable barrier… …   English dictionary

  • impenetrable — adjective Etymology: Middle English impenetrabel, from Middle French impenetrable, from Latin impenetrabilis, from in + penetrabilis penetrable Date: 15th century 1. a. incapable of being penetrated or pierced b. inaccessible to knowledge, reason …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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