[ in-suh-sep-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn səˈsɛp tə bəl /


not susceptible; incapable of being influenced or affected (usually followed by of or to): insusceptible of flattery; insusceptible to infection.

Origin of insusceptible

First recorded in 1595–1605; in-3 + susceptible

OTHER WORDS FROM insusceptible

in·sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ty, nounin·sus·cep·ti·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for insusceptibility

/ (ˌɪnsəˈsɛptəbəl) /


(when postpositive, usually foll by to) not capable of being affected (by); not susceptible (to)

Derived forms of insusceptible

insusceptibility, nouninsusceptibly, adverb
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Medical definitions for insusceptibility

[ ĭn′sə-sĕp′tə-bĭlĭ-tē ]


The state or condition of not being susceptible to a disease or infection; immunity.

Other words from insusceptibility

in′sus•cepti•ble adj.
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