insusceptible

adjective
in·​sus·​cep·​ti·​ble | \ ˌin(t)-sə-ˈsep-tə-bəl How to pronounce insusceptible (audio) \

Definition of insusceptible

: not susceptible insusceptible to flattery

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Other Words from insusceptible

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

Examples of insusceptible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But not all judges are in Trump’s pocket, and judges in general are relatively insusceptible to direct political suasion. Jonathan Stevenson, The New York Review of Books, "With Flynn, Barr Burns Justice to Feed Trump’s ‘Obamagate’ Fantasy," 15 May 2020 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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“Insusceptible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insusceptible. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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insusceptible

adjective
in·​sus·​cep·​ti·​ble | \ ˌin(t)-sə-ˈsep-tə-bəl How to pronounce insusceptible (audio) \

Medical Definition of insusceptible

: not susceptible insusceptible to disease

Other Words from insusceptible

insusceptibility \ -​ˌsep-​tə-​ˈbil-​ət-​ē How to pronounce insusceptibility (audio) \ noun, plural insusceptibilities

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