noun, plural im·mu·ni·ties.
- the exemption of ecclesiastical persons and things from secular or civil liabilities, duties, and burdens.
- a particular exemption of this kind.
SYNONYMS FOR immunity
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Origin of immunity
synonym study for immunity
OTHER WORDS FROM immunityhy·per·im·mu·ni·ty, nounnon·im·mu·ni·ty, noun, plural non·im·mu·ni·ties.self-im·mu·ni·ty, noun, plural self·-im·mu·ni·ties.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH immunityimmunity , impunity
Words nearby immunity
Example sentences from the Web for immunity
If reinfections are common, it might make it hard to ever reach herd immunity.
Another is how long the immunity from his first infection lasted.What the first confirmed COVID-19 reinfection tells us about a future vaccine|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 25, 2020|Fortune
Overall, it’s unknown how long immunity to the coronavirus lasts.A man in Hong Kong is the first confirmed case of coronavirus reinfection|Erin Garcia de Jesus|August 24, 2020|Science News
They would be ideal for large wild populations because even just a few individual animals vaccinated with them could spread immunity widely.Can Vaccines for Wildlife Prevent Human Pandemics?|Rodrigo Pérez Ortega|August 24, 2020|Quanta Magazine
It’s also not yet known exactly how long immunity to the coronavirus lasts.Survey of India’s 9th-largest city finds COVID antibodies in 52% of the population|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 21, 2020|Fortune
What sets him apart from so many of his contemporaries was his rare immunity from the influence of prevailing ideas.
The central issue is de facto immunity traditionally given to bishops and cardinals.
A warrant was issued for her arrest along with her husband, who lost his immunity as he was now forced from office.
Prior to her arrest, Johnson was living under partial immunity in Gent, Belgium, while a case was being built against her.Caught: Female Assassin Who Allegedly Murdered Five American Nuns|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, the act that gives blanket immunity seems only to apply to licensed dealers.Victim’s Parents Sue Merchants of the Aurora Massacre|Cliff Schecter|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Violation of the immunity due to those who come with this mission, duly accredited, in the form prescribed by international law.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
And the Christians claim this immunity from attack as a triumph of their arms, and a further proof of the truth of their religion.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The Swiss take precaution to protect themselves from their ravages as other folk do to procure immunity from floods.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The stage has continued to enjoy a species of traditional immunity from all the reprobation which swearing is presumed to incur.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
Our closest imitation of natural immunity is vaccination against small-pox.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
British Dictionary definitions for immunity
noun plural -ties
Medical definitions for immunity
Scientific definitions for immunity
Cultural definitions for immunity
The ability of the body to resist or fight off infection and disease.