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impenetrability

[im-pen-i-truh-bil-i-tee, im-pen-] /ɪmˌpɛn ɪ trəˈbɪl ɪ ti, ˌɪm pɛn-/
noun
1.
the state or quality of being impenetrable.
2.
Physics. that property of matter by virtue of which two bodies cannot occupy the same space simultaneously.
Origin of impenetrability
1655-1665
First recorded in 1655-65; impenetr(able) + -ability
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