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)]

insusceptibility

/in·sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ty/ (in″sah-sep″tĭ-bil´it-e) the state of being unaffected; immunity.

im·mu·ni·ty

(i-myū'ni-tē)
The status or quality of being immune (1).
Synonym(s): insusceptibility.
[L. immunitas]

insusceptibility

the state of being unaffected or uninfluenced; may result from genetic resistance or from immunity.
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Happy customers should exhibit at least one of three measurable characteristics: loyalty (retention rates), increased business (share of wallet), and insusceptibility to your rivals' blandishments (price tolerance) (Stewart 180).
For the calculation of unmet need presented here, we assumed that all women who were seven months postpartum or less were amen-orrheic or abstaining from sex, since this is the median length of postpartum insusceptibility reported in the 2007 Bangladesh DHS.
The ogbanje, on his return, retains lacerations from the previous sojourn in allegorical, bravado proof of his insusceptibility to mortal control, and Sula's mark, in darkening and becoming more structured with years, seems to echo the abiku in Soyinka's poem: "I am Abiku [Sula], calling for the first/ And the repeated time.