impassible

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Impassible \Im*pas"si*ble\, adjective [L. impassibilis; pref. im- not + passibilis passable: cf. F. impassible. See {Passible}.] Incapable of suffering; inaccessible to harm or pain; not to be touched or moved to passion or sympathy; unfeeling, or not showing feeling; without sensation. "Impassible to the critic." --Sir W. Scott.

Secure of death, I should contemn thy dart Though naked, and impassible depart. --Dryden.


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