disvulnerability love

Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality possessed by some persons of a rude physical type of being comparatively difficult to wound seriously, that is, of recovering easily from wounds or injuries.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • "I asked," he says, "at the central hospital, the Santé, where all persons who become seriously ill in the prisons of the Seine are looked after, if this disvulnerability had ever been noticed.

    Crime and Its Causes


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.