Definitions

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  • adj. Impassible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not capable of being borne; impassible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Incapable of being borne or endured; intolerable.
  • Incapable of suffering; impassible.

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Examples

  • In all which there is no colour at all for the burning of incorporeal, that is to say, impatible souls.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • Devil and his angels may be understood of the Church's adversaries and their ministers); but then it is repugnant to their immateriality, because everlasting fire is no punishment to impatible substances, such as are all things incorporeal.

    Leviathan

  • That they are permanent may be gathered from the words of our Saviour himself where he saith it shall be said to the wicked in the last day, "Go ye cursed into everlasting fire prepared for the Devil and his angels": (29) which place is manifest for the permanence of evil angels (unless we might think the name of Devil and his angels may be understood of the Church's adversaries and their ministers); but then it is repugnant to their immateriality, because everlasting fire is no punishment to impatible substances, such as are all things incorporeal.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • Churches Adversaries and their Ministers;) but then it is repugnant to their Immateriality; because Everlasting fire is no punishment to impatible substances, such as are all things Incorporeall.

    Leviathan

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