Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not susceptible.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not susceptible.
  • Not liable to be moved or affected by something: with to.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not susceptible; not capable of being moved, affected, or impressed; that can not feel, receive, or admit.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Impossible or difficult to effect; not susceptible.

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

  • adjective not susceptible to

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Examples

  • If social conflict splits us, we diagnose a communication problem, a semantic setback on the road to common ground, a gap that can be bridged by consensus on facts and deliberation on goals; it's just too painful to think that tribal values impervious to rationality and insusceptible to compromise are the ineluctable driver of our divisions.

    Marty Kaplan: Pessimism Is the Last Taboo

  • It is a disconcerting, even radical book, and its central subject, as in much of Warner's work, is the inherent strangeness of the self, resistant to control, insusceptible to coercion, demanding one way or another to be discovered and demanding more after that.

    Authors and others

  • It is a disconcerting, even radical book, and its central subject, as in much of Warner's work, is the inherent strangeness of the self, resistant to control, insusceptible to coercion, demanding one way or another to be discovered and demanding more after that.

    A Different Stripe:

  • It is a disconcerting, even radical book, and its central subject, as in much of Warner's work, is the inherent strangeness of the self, resistant to control, insusceptible to coercion, demanding one way or another to be discovered and demanding more after that.

    From the editor

  • If social conflict splits us, we diagnose a communication problem, a semantic setback on the road to common ground, a gap that can be bridged by consensus on facts and deliberation on goals; it's just too painful to think that tribal values impervious to rationality and insusceptible to compromise are the ineluctable driver of our divisions.

    Marty Kaplan: Pessimism Is the Last Taboo

  • It is a disconcerting, even radical book, and its central subject, as in much of Warner's work, is the inherent strangeness of the self, resistant to control, insusceptible to coercion, demanding one way or another to be discovered and demanding more after that.

    A letter from the editor on Sylvia Townsend Warner

  • Enter Saphho Ritsos, the Trust operative who, based on her namesake, is intended to be insusceptible to Cankar's irresistible manly charms - the result of him producing "eleven times as many pheromones as ordinary males."

    REVIEW: The Crystal Cosmos by Rhys Hughes

  • He explained the rationale for such financing: An article of property, insusceptible of division at all, or not without great diminution of its worth, is sometimes of so large value that no purchaser can be found ...

    A Back-To-Jefferson Solution For The Housing Crisis

  • Because you cannot, for your statement "... those oxymorons who make it their" morally superior "business to offend ..." is, I would contend, insusceptible of having any meaning spelled out on its behalf.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Naturally insusceptible, however, of fear, he crossed himself, and stoutly demanded of the Saracen an account of the pedigree which he had boasted.

    The Talisman

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