insusceptibility


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insusceptibility

 [in″sŭ-sep″tĭ-bil´ĭ-te]
the state of being unaffected or uninfluenced; immunity.

im·mu·ni·ty

(i-myū'ni-tē),
1. The status or quality of being immune (1).
2. Protection against infectious disease.
Synonym(s): insusceptibility
[L. immunitas (see immune)]

im·mu·ni·ty

(i-myū'ni-tē)
The status or quality of being immune (1).
Synonym(s): insusceptibility.
[L. immunitas]
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His doubts, however, rest not on assumptions of malign American intent but rather on the insusceptibility of Africans' profound human-security problems to military solutions.
On Monday, Hans-Peter Uhl said that the Bulgarian judiciary must be put under an increased pressure in order for the judges' insusceptibility to corruption to be ensured.
Pennycook contrasts this concept with that of semiodiversity, by which he designates the relational complex of meanings and signs housed in socially juxtaposed, yet mutually alien codes--an ecology of language that both suffers from and is nourished by its insusceptibility to translation from one code into the next, from this "side" to the other "side." For Pennycook, semiodiverse inquiries about language are therefore epistemological and differential--pursuing the gaps and oblique correspondences between languages in multilingual situations.
Skaggs becomes unreasonably annoyed with what he misreads as Sadness's insusceptibility to real art.
Though like Dioclesian in insusceptibility to envy, Theodosius is an idealist all too susceptible to feminine and effeminizing forces that divorce him from the world and inhibit his imperial role-playing; as such, he prefigures and helps account for the tyranny he visited on the world in the form of his cousin Valentinian III.