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Definition of Impervious


  1. Not pervious; not admitting of entrance or passage through; as, a substance impervious to water or air.

Impervious Quotations

Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear.
Bernard Law Montgomery

Grunge was so self-consciously lowbrow and nonaspirational that it seemed, at first, impervious to the hype and glamour normally applied swiftly to any emerging trend. But sure enough, grunge anthems found their way onto the soundtracks of television commercials, and Dodge Neons were hawked by kids in flannel shirts saying, 'Whatever.'
Douglas Rushkoff

Nobody is impervious to misfortune.
Ferdinand Marcos

Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.
William Congreve

Spirit is impervious to illness.
Marianne Williamson
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Impervious Translations

impervious in German is undurchdringlich
impervious in Norwegian is ugjennomtrengelig, uimottakelig
impervious in Swedish is impulsiv
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