[ US /ˌɪmˈpɝviəs/ ]
[ UK /ɪmpˈɜːvɪəs/ ]
  1. not admitting of passage or capable of being affected
    a material impervious to water
    someone impervious to argument
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How To Use impervious In A Sentence

  • It cannot be a good sign that the filmmakers are largely impervious to the insecurity and suffering of wide layers of the population.
  • It gives them an air of superiority that makes them seem impervious to other people's feelings. Times, Sunday Times
  • Over the last couple of years, he had become impervious to the disrespect and ignorance of his classmates.
  • His ego was impervious to self-doubt.
  • The emerging generation are more and more impervious to standard school indoctrination, less ready to give up their seats on buses, less respectful and filial.
  • The heavy cotton impervious counterpane is bad, for the very reason that it keeps in the emanations from the sick person, while the blanket allows them to pass through. Notes on Nursing: What It Is, and What It Is Not
  • Worn over her unfeeling body, the suit gave the thirty-something Casey the strength of twenty men, and made her almost impervious to harm as well as giving her certain enhanced sensory abilities.
  • State-Zionism is an ideology based on an absolute conviction, one impervious to history and experience, to emendation and to compromise.
  • But there was always Leam in the background with whom he had to reckon -- Leam, who wandered through the house in her straight-cut, plain black gown, made in the deepest fashion of mourning devisable, pale, silent, feverish, like an avenging spirit on his track; undoing what he had done if he had profaned an embodied memory of her mother, and as impervious to his anger as he was to her despair. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 097, January, 1876
  • My heart goes out to particular moments and people, both recent and distant, and holds on for dear life, impervious to happiness or unhappiness.
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