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impassible

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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

impassibility

play \(ˌ)im-ˌpa-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

impassibly

play \(ˌ)im-ˈpa-sə-blē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of impassible

Middle English, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin impassibilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin passibilis passible


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impassible

adjective im·pas·si·ble

Less common spelling of

:incapable of being passed, traveled, crossed, or surmounted

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