unshockable

adjective
un·​shock·​able | \ ˌən-ˈshä-kə-bəl How to pronounce unshockable (audio) \

Definition of unshockable

: unable to be shocked At a time when museumgoers are said to be unshockable, these are shows that can still have people doing double takes.— Jed Perl

Examples of unshockable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Amsterdam is tolerant but not completely unshockable, liberal but not without limits. Steve King, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why We Keep Going Back to Amsterdam," 24 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of unshockable

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Unshockable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unshockable. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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