incapable of suffering pain.
incapable of suffering harm.
incapable of emotion; impassive.
- im·pas·si·bil·i·ty, im·pas·si·ble·ness, noun
- im·pas·si·bly, adverb
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How to use impassible in a sentence
A simple dirt road that presents no obstacle whatsoever in dry conditions can become impassible to all but the most capable, expertly driven 4x4’s when heavy rain turns any firm dirt into deep, slippery mud.
I seemed already to be dead to the world, and a corpse with simply the impassible spirit outliving it.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
Frederick changed colour and hung his head, but remained silent and impassible.The Seven Cardinal Sins: Envy and Indolence | Eugne Sue
We expected to see him burst forth into a passion, but he remained impassible, he became pale.The Seven Cardinal Sins: Envy and Indolence | Eugne Sue
Bertrand was silent, almost impassible in the midst of the seething effervescence of the people.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
But he remained curiously impassible, looking at those present as if they were objects dimly seen afar off.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3) | Frances Eleanor Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for impassible
not susceptible to pain or injury
impassive or unmoved
- impassibility or impassibleness, noun
- impassibly, adverb
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