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Imperviousness

noun
1.
The quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.).  Synonym: impenetrability.






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"Imperviousness" Quotes from Famous Books



... I hurt you, but you ought to have known better. By which sentry did you pass?" for there was that about her beauty which made him suspicious regarding the sentry's imperviousness to it. ...
— The Goose Girl • Harold MacGrath

... scantily covered, sounding every note in a scale from black to white. Yet, Lee observed, the whitest were, essentially, black. What amazed, disturbed, him was their indolent blinking indifference, their indecent imperviousness, in the full ...
— Cytherea • Joseph Hergesheimer



Words linked to "Imperviousness" :   impervious, perviousness, penetrability, quality



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