from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not susceptible to or admitting of: unsusceptible to illegal entry.

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  • adj. Not susceptible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not susceptible; insusceptible: as, unsusceptible of stain.

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

  • adj. not susceptible to


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un- +‎ susceptible


  • That out of the sea were born either, no one name unsusceptible.

    I heard you singing in the bedrooms

  • Last night we had the unexpected bonus of Trudie Styler popping in to play Mrs Thrale, who charmed the normally unsusceptible hero.

    A Dish of Tea With Dr Johnson – review

  • Can one fix some exquisite entity, as it were, in amber, immune from changing fashion and unsusceptible to the contamination of the whims of the insistent rich?

    Michael Henry Adams: The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

  • It was the rare mundane who was totally unsusceptible to their influence.

    Clockwork Angel

  • The U.S. may be encouraged by allies and commentators again, at the point that sanctions are judged to be ineffective (or if the U.N. Security Council can't even agree on sanctions), to talk directly with the Iranians, but talking to the Iranians will still mean negotiating give-and-take (and negotiating with a strengthened Iran that has either proven unsusceptible to sanctions, or proven that the world is not united against it).

    Hooman Majd: Why We Are Going To Go To War

  • That an appeal from an undereducated prettyboy would work on them more than their own NYT-readin ', independent-thinkin', unsusceptible-liberal-considered-opinion-actin 'selves is a much greater insult.

    Brad Pitt and Envy

  • So I think a lot of the intolerance we encounter with regard to sleep is about control issues, as we say, ways of telling ourselves we're in control of something that is frighteningly unsusceptible to control.


  • Cold as he was, and wretched as he declared himself to be, he was not wholly unsusceptible of attachments.

    Sketches by Boz

  • The only question now agitated is, whether the author of nature has formed primordial parts unsusceptible of division, or if all is continually dividing and changing into other elements.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Such a view of the Constitution, finally, would have the effect of excluding the judicial authority of the United States from its participation in guarding the boundary between the legislative powers of the General and the State Governments, inasmuch as questions relating to the general welfare, being questions of policy and expediency, are unsusceptible of judicial cognizance and decision.

    San Francisco Chronicle Op Ed: The Unholy Lust of Scientists « Climate Audit


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