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impassible

[ im-pas-uh-buhl ]
/ ɪmˈpæs ə bəl /
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adjective

incapable of suffering pain.
incapable of suffering harm.
incapable of emotion; impassive.

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Origin of impassible

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English word from Late Latin word impassībilis.See im-2, passible

OTHER WORDS FROM impassible

im·pas·si·bil·i·ty, im·pas·si·ble·ness, nounim·pas·si·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for impassible

impassible
/ (ɪmˈpæsəbəl) /

adjective rare

not susceptible to pain or injury
impassive or unmoved

Derived forms of impassible

impassibility or impassibleness, nounimpassibly, adverb
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