- not susceptible; incapable of being influenced or affected (usually followed by of or to): insusceptible of flattery; insusceptible to infection.
Origin of insusceptible
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Historical Examples of insusceptibility
This insusceptibility or immunity may be either natural or acquired.A Civic Biology
George William Hunter
Insusceptibility is occasionally met with, both in the cow and in man, but it is very rare.
- (when postpositive, usually foll by to) not capable of being affected (by); not susceptible (to)
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- The state or condition of not being susceptible to a disease or infection; immunity.
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