Insusceptible In`sus*cep`ti*ble, a. [Pref. in- not + susceptible: cf. F. insusceptible.] Not susceptible; not capable of being moved, affected, or impressed; that can not feel, receive, or admit; as, a limb insusceptible of pain; a heart insusceptible of pity; a mind insusceptible to flattery; new strains of bacteria insusceptible to penicillin. -- {In`sus*cep`ti*bly} adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • insusceptibly — adverb see insusceptible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insusceptibly — See insusceptibility. * * * …   Universalium

  • insusceptibly — in·susceptibly …   English syllables

  • insusceptibly — adverb see insusceptible * * * insuscepˈtibly or insuscepˈtively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑insusceptible …   Useful english dictionary

  • insusceptible — adjective Date: 1603 not susceptible < insusceptible to flattery > • insusceptibility noun • insusceptibly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insusceptible — insusceptibility, n. insusceptibly, adv. /in seuh sep teuh beuhl/, adj. not susceptible; incapable of being influenced or affected (usually fol. by of or to): insusceptible of flattery; insusceptible to infection. [1595 1605; IN 3 + SUSCEPTIBLE]… …   Universalium

  • insusceptible — [in΄sə sep′tə bəl] adj. not susceptible (to or of); not easily affected or influenced insusceptibility n. insusceptibly adv …   English World dictionary

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