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Definitions

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  • n. the state of being impervious

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being impervious.

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

  • n. the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)

Etymologies

impervious +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • At a subsequent session, the group ranked each Republican on a scale of 1 to 10 in four categories: capability, trust, devotion and what they called their imperviousness to material and spiritual corruption.

    Iowa's Evangelical Rift

  • But her ironies were as ineffectual as her arguments, and his imperviousness was the more exasperating because she divined that some of the things she said would have hurt him if any one else had said them: it was the fact of their coming from her that made them innocuous.

    The Custom of the Country

  • This value did not does not? exist for Generation X because of that generation's "imperviousness" to marketing, particularly from majors.

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  • There is, I guess, a certain kind of imperviousness to reality that takes hold of that 30% of the population....

    Too agreeable.

  • I had already drawn attention by my aloofness and imperviousness to the attacks of the ki-sang, so that many were looking on at the eunuch's baiting of me.

    Chapter 15

  • This demonstrates another antirust principle: It's imperviousness to embarrassment.

    The Trustbusters' Last Meal Ticket

  • He embraced that quaint otherness, his imperviousness to fashion or fads.

    Paterno's Unsettled Goodbye

  • How can you beat nudity, magical imperviousness to fire and cross-species motherhood?

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  • Such dogmatism and imperviousness to evidence are hallmarks of the authoritarian mind.

    College Rape Accusations and the Presumption of Male Guilt

  • These forces began to shape and whittle her imperviousness to the feelings of others.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

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