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unsusceptibility

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or state of being unsusceptible.

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

  • n. the state of not being susceptible

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Examples

  • These are the two results achieved by Righteousness, viz., the stainlessness of the soul and unsusceptibility of being touched by Unrighteousness.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 Books 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

  • Indeed, thinking of his ordinary unsusceptibility to such things, he told himself sharply that he was adding an affectation of discomfort to the others that he had to bear; and that if Madeline had not given him the idea it would never have entered his mind.

    The Pool in the Desert

  • That which ought to be men's shame becomes their boast -- unsusceptibility of any fresh emotion.

    Sermons Preached at Brighton Third Series

  • Her very unsusceptibility made the game more dangerous; if it piqued him -- and he aspired to be no more than human -- he either should have to marry her, or nurse a sore spot in his conscience for the rest of his life; and for neither alternative had he the least relish.

    Rezánov

  • Towards all others of the male sex she maintained an attitude of callous unsusceptibility, and her engagements with them (which were numerous) were entered into or abandoned on grounds so sordid as to seriously shock

    Novel Notes

  • After that event Ella, otherwise 'John Ivy,' had watched with much attention the appearance anywhere in print of verse bearing the signature of Robert Trewe, who, with a man's unsusceptibility on the question of sex, had never once thought of passing himself off as a woman.

    Wessex Tales

  • The other, solid almost to portliness, was suggestive of fixity -- of self-dependence, and unsusceptibility to outside influences.

    The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion

  • [Illustration: A Fairy Godmother (Miss RENÉE KELLY) reduced to tears by the unsusceptibility of her Godchild (MR. OWEN NARES).]

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, June 25, 1919

  • After that event Ella, otherwise ‘John Ivy,’ had watched with much attention the appearance anywhere in print of verse bearing the signature of Robert Trewe, who, with a man’s unsusceptibility on the question of sex, had never once thought of passing himself off as a woman.

    Wessex Tales

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