Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not impressible; not sensitive; apathetic.

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  • adjective Not impressible; not sensitive; apathetic.

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Examples

  • For what good, say these unimpressible and incredulous men, for what good was this miracle?

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Sweden; Leibnitz; the august house of Brunswick; Tillotson; the emperor of China; the Parliament of England; the Council of the great Mogul; in short, all you who do not believe one word which I have taught in my courses on divinity, I declare to you, that I regard you all as pagans and publicans, as, in order to engrave it on your unimpressible brains, I have often told you before.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • No, he needed to do something dramatic-something that would impress a woman as sleek and cool and, well, unimpressible as Tammy Hudson surely was.

    More Twisted Stories Vol II

  • Another objectionable circumstance is, that the pokey unknowns support each other in being unimpressible.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • The low, bad, unimpressible face is coming up from the depths of the river, or what other depths, to the surface again.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • No, he needed to do something dramatic -- something that would impress a woman as sleek and cool and, well, unimpressible as Tammy Hudson surely was.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • No, he needed to do something dramatic -- something that would impress a woman as sleek and cool and, well, unimpressible as Tammy Hudson surely was.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • His natural attitude was not the meditative, nor his natural mood the sentimental; impressionable he was as dimpling water, but, almost as water, unimpressible: the breeze, the sun, moved him — metal could not grave, nor fire brand.

    Villette

  • Amos could hardly realise that this moral heroine was the sister whom he had once known so weak, so self-willed, so unimpressible for anything that was good and holy.

    Amos Huntingdon

  • It was the blacksmith whom I found hard and unimpressible as his own anvil, dark as his forge, and as unpitying as its flames.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843

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