insusceptible

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

adjective

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

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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
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British Dictionary definitions for insusceptible

insusceptible
/ (ˌɪnsəˈsɛptəbəl) /

adjective

(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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