Definition of impenetrability
1 : the inability of two portions of matter to occupy the same space at the same time
2 : the quality or state of being impenetrable
Examples of impenetrability in a Sentence
the impenetrability of her prose is apparently the basis of her appeal to literary snobs
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Lynch's impenetrability has grown greater in recent years—earlier films like Blue Velvet or even the first season of Twin Peaks feel uncomplicated by comparison.
Then on April 1, Dolph released a new album containing a multitude of references to Charlotte, the shooting and both his SUV’s and his own impenetrability.
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