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Synonyms for impervious
ɪmˈpɜr vi əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impervious, imperviable(adj)

    not admitting of passage or capable of being affected

    "a material impervious to water"; "someone impervious to argument"

    Synonyms:
    imperviable

    Antonyms:
    receptive, pervious

Wiktionary

  1. impervious(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    pervious

  2. impervious(adjective)

    The man was completely impervious to the deception we were trying.

    Antonyms:
    pervious

  3. impervious(adjective)

    Although patchworked and sagging, the roof proved impervious to the weather.

    Antonyms:
    pervious

  4. impervious(adjective)

    The old car seemed to be impervious to the wear and tear of age.

    Antonyms:
    pervious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. impervious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    impermeable, impenetrable, impassable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. impervious(a)

    Synonyms:
    impermeable, impenetrable, imperviable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "impervious":

    impermeable, waterproof, insensitive, water-resistant, leakproof, indifferent

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. impervious

    Synonyms:
    Impermeable

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How to use impervious in a sentence?

  1. Julia Monk:

    If Caitlin McDonough assume a trait like SSB is a new development and has high costs, its going to be really hard to understand how it could become more and more common from those low initial frequencies, it would have to have really large fitness benefits, or be otherwise impervious to natural selection, for that outcome to be probable.

  2. Erik Pevernagie:

    We have got to let loose sometimes, rather than indulging intractably in self-harm or self-mistreatment, by pursuing impervious dreams. ( « Les choses avaient enfin perdu leur pesanteur » )

  3. Mike Smith:

    We're trying to find those companies that are impervious to what's going on right now.

  4. Robert Wibbelsman:

    The problem with the person who thinks he's a long-term investor and impervious to short-term gyrations is that the emotion of fear and pain will eventually make him sell badly.

  5. Lisa Lapin:

    The buildings are impervious to fire from the outside and they're constructed to be basically fire proof, evacuating the art would put it at greater danger. There's no need to move it, it's very, very safe.


Translations for impervious

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  • منيعArabic
  • nepropustnýCzech
  • uigennemtrængeligDanish
  • undurchdringlich, unempfindlich, gleichgültig, undurchdringbar, undurchlässigGerman
  • αδιαπέραστοςGreek
  • impermeableSpanish
  • غیر قابل نفوذPersian
  • läpäisemätFinnish
  • imperméable, insensible, intouchable, impénétrable, immuniséFrench
  • प्रबलHindi
  • áthatolhatatlan, ellenálló, megingathatatlanHungarian
  • tahanIndonesian
  • impermeabile, impervioItalian
  • אָטוּםHebrew
  • 不浸透性のJapanese
  • 통하지 않는Korean
  • quibus aditus intercludaturLatin
  • pītongatongaMāori
  • onkwetsbaar, ondoordringbaar, onvatbaar, ongevoelig, ondoorlaadbaarDutch
  • ugjennomtrengeligNorwegian
  • nieprzepuszczalnyPolish
  • impérvio, impenetrável, impermeávelPortuguese
  • impenetrabil, indiferent, impermeabilă, insensibil, impermeabilRomanian
  • неуязвимый, непроницаемый, невосприимчивыйRussian
  • ogenomträngligSwedish
  • பாதிக்கப்படாதவர்Tamil
  • ప్రవేTelugu
  • ไม่อนุญาตThai
  • su geçirmez, etkilenmez, dayanıklı, geçirmezTurkish
  • непроникнийUkrainian
  • ناقابل یقینUrdu
  • không thấmVietnamese
  • imperviousYiddish
  • 抗滲Chinese

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