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1impassible

adjective im·pas·si·ble \(ˌ)im-ˈpa-sə-bəl\

Definition of IMPASSIBLE

1
a :  incapable of suffering or of experiencing pain
b :  inaccessible to injury
2
:  incapable of feeling :  impassive
im·pas·si·bil·i·ty \-ˌpa-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
im·pas·si·bly \-ˈpa-sə-blē\ adverb

Examples of IMPASSIBLE

  1. <years of living behind bars had rendered him impassible>

Origin of IMPASSIBLE

Middle English, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin impassibilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin passibilis passible
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with IMPASSIBLE

2impassible

Definition of IMPASSIBLE

variant of impassable

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