- incapable of suffering pain.
- incapable of suffering harm.
- incapable of emotion; impassive.
Origin of impassible
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Examples from the Web for impassible
Hoarding has always conjured nightmare scenarios of impassible rooms filled to the brim.I’m a Digital Hoarder
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Meanwhile, impassible roads meant feed for cows needed to be airlifted into the area.Hercules, Schmercules. Here Are America’s 5 Worst Blizzards
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Still grave and impassible, the Cardinal looked at her and waited.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
That face was as pale as death: but cold, stern, and impassible.
She lifted up her lips and kissed Henry Dunbar's impassible face.
Almayer looked at her furtively, but the face was as impassible as ever.Almayer's Folly
Up to that moment the Chief's countenance had been impassible.Burlesques
William Makepeace Thackeray
- not susceptible to pain or injury
- impassive or unmoved
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Word Origin and History for impassible
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