Definition of unsusceptible in English:


Syllabification: un·sus·cep·ti·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌənsəˈseptəbəl


1Not likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing: infants are relatively unsusceptible to infections
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  • Romantic relationships have been presumed unsusceptible to a structure of rules, perhaps because of the widespread belief that love is the most intimate and idiosyncratic of human emotions.
  • Suicide terrorists are not some other breed of men, unsusceptible to the usual tools of statecraft.
  • Without Chelex, nicking may also involve a second mechanism that is relatively unsusceptible to radical quenching-perhaps via the formation of chromophores that may directly initiate DNA cleavage with UV-A excitation.
2 [predicative] (unsusceptible of) Not capable or admitting of: their meaning is unsusceptible of analysis
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  • We cannot pronounce them unsusceptible of civilization since even apes have been taught to eat, drink, repose and dress like men.



Pronunciation: /-ˌseptəˈbilitē/
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  • There is not only complete absence from pain, but as complete unsusceptibility to general drug action.
  • They develop unsusceptibility in the organic structure and speed up the sluggish metabolic charge per unit in the body.
  • The facing layer must therefore have the highest possible unsusceptibility to shrinkage cracking, weather resistance and frost resistance.

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