insusceptible
adjective Date: 1603 not susceptible <
insusceptible to flattery
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insusceptibility nouninsusceptibly adverb

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  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insusceptible — I (resistant) adjective able to withstand, capable of resisting, defended, fortified, having immunity, having resistance, immune, immunized, not sensitive to, protected, repellent, strengthened, strong, tough, unyielding II (uncaring) adjective… …   Law dictionary

  • insusceptible — ● insusceptible adjectif Qui ne peut légalement se prêter à, donner lieu à quelque chose …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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

  • insusceptible — (in su ssè pti bl ) adj. Qui n est pas susceptible de.... •   C est un grand charme D être insusceptible d alarme, CORN. Mélanges poétiques imprimés à la suite de Clitandre, 1632, 1re pièce.    Qui n a pas de susceptibilité, qui n est pas… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • insusceptible — /ɪnsəˈsɛptəbəl/ (say insuh septuhbuhl) phrase 1. insusceptible of, not liable to be affected or influenced by: insusceptible of flattery. 2. insusceptible to, not accessible or sensitive to: insusceptible to infection. –insusceptibility… …   Australian English 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 — adj. insusceptible to * * * [ˌɪnsə septəb(ə)l] insusceptible to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • insusceptible — in·sus·cep·ti·ble .in(t) sə sep tə bəl adj not susceptible <insusceptible to disease> in·sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ty .sep tə bil ət ē n, pl ties …   Medical dictionary

  • insusceptible — adjective Impossible or difficult to effect; not susceptible …   Wiktionary

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