unimpressionable love

unimpressionable

Definitions

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  • adj. Not impressionable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not sensitive or susceptible to impression

Etymologies

un- +‎ impressionable (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Stevens quotes from writers of the time who strenuously objected to the thought that the charming and graceful Ramona could be derived from a race described as "squat," with "straight, coarse black hair, thick lips and high cheek bones," as well as being "dull, heavy and unimpressionable," and "lazy, cruel, cowardly, and covetous."

    Helen Hunt Jackson

  • Ah! what mad desires dashing up against some rock of obstruction or indifference, and flung back again from the unimpressionable granite!

    The History of Pendennis

  • He cannot recognise that this phlegmatic and unimpressionable body with which he now goes burthened, is the same that he knew heretofore so quick and delicate and alive.

    Virginibus Puerisque and other papers

  • He was bright as a diamond, and as cutting, and also as unimpressionable.

    The Warden

  • At least it would be a face worth seeing: the face of a man who was without bowels of mercy: a face which had but to show itself to raise up, in the mind of the unimpressionable Enfield, a spirit of enduring hatred.

    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

  • Consenting to failure, the bird was compelled to alight undignifiedly a few yards away, to awkwardly jump to the fish and to eat it on the spot, for however imperious the sea-eagle is in the air, and dexterous in the seizure of a fish from the water, he cannot rise from an unimpressionable plane with his talons full.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • I would gladly shirk even this small responsibility, even as greater ones have been outmanoeuvred, but a written promise unfulfilled may be troublesome to a conscience, which, when reminiscent of ante-beachcombing days, is not altogether unimpressionable.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • Those sentiments have induced me to offer to the unimpressionable doctor who attends on her my vast knowledge of chemistry, and my luminous experience of the more subtle resources which medical and magnetic science have placed at the disposal of mankind.

    The Woman in White

  • There were a dozen women she might have had with her, unimpressionable women.

    The Awakening

  • Hallie Ordway leaned forward and twinkled at un unimpressionable Captain Falcon.

    The Cruise of a Deathtime

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