in·​sus·​cep·​ti·​ble | \ˌin(t)-sə-ˈsep-tə-bəl \

Definition of insusceptible 

: not susceptible insusceptible to flattery

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insusceptibility \ ˌin(t)-​sə-​ˌsep-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ noun
insusceptibly \ ˌin(t)-​sə-​ˈsep-​tə-​blē \ adverb

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Many are also insusceptible to later pesticides like dieldrin, malathion and deltamethrin. Charles C. Mann, WSJ, "‘Silent Spring & Other Writings’ Review: The Right and Wrong of Rachel Carson," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of insusceptible

1603, in the meaning defined above

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in·​sus·​cep·​ti·​ble | \ˌin(t)-sə-ˈsep-tə-bəl \

Medical Definition of insusceptible 

: not susceptible insusceptible to disease

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insusceptibility \ -​ˌsep-​tə-​ˈbil-​ət-​ē \ noun plural insusceptibilities

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