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Definition 1: not admitting of passage or capable of being affected - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where impervious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a material impervious to water
  • someone impervious to argument

Synonyms for impervious in the sense of this definition

(impervious is similar to ...) impervious to, or not penetrable by, sound

"a soundproof room"

(impervious is similar to ...) (of hosiery) resistant to runs or (in Britain) ladders

(impervious is similar to ...) resistant to rotting

(impervious is similar to ...) impervious to corrosion

"he was a great believer in the corrosion-resistant qualities of cast iron"

(impervious is similar to ...) impervious to being affected

"resistant to the effects of heat" "resistant to persuasion"

(impervious is similar to ...) (used in combination or as a suffix) able to withstand

"temptation-proof" "childproof locks"

(impervious is similar to ...) resistant to damage by moths

(impervious is similar to ...) resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax

"greaseproof wrapping paper"

(impervious is similar to ...) having color that is resistant to fading or running

(impervious is similar to ...) not easily decolorized by acid solutions; pertains to micro-organisms (especially the tubercle bacillus that causes tuberculosis)

(impervious is similar to ...) resistant to destruction or fading

"fast colors"

(means also ...) preventing especially liquids to pass or diffuse through

"impermeable stone" "an impermeable layer of scum" "a coat impermeable to rain"

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