unsusceptible

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unsusceptible not susceptible to
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unsusceptible un-su-sep′ti-bl not susceptible
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Usage

In literature:

Let not mercy be the only virtue of which your heart is unsusceptible!
"The Monk; a romance" by M. G. Lewis
The Cabbage-caterpillar possesses a robust constitution, unsusceptible to torrid heat or icy cold.
"The Wonders of Instinct" by J. H. Fabre
There must be some such unsusceptible substances in nature.
"The Jewel of Seven Stars" by Bram Stoker
The moral possibility is wanting, and the generous occasion finds an unsusceptible rule.
"The Aesthetical Essays" by Friedrich Schiller
This thesis seems to me axiomatic and unsusceptible of argument.
"The Theory of the Theatre" by Clayton Hamilton
Nor is the ballet unsusceptible of a still higher order of histrionic display.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 341, March, 1844, Vol. 55" by Various
They are mere militia, brave as men can be, but unsusceptible of discipline.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
His dark and cruel nature was unsusceptible of a noble or generous impulse.
"The Land of Thor" by J. Ross Browne
Intuitionism, whether capable or not of being disproved, is by its nature unsusceptible of decisive proof.
"Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics" by William Thomas Thornton
Billy Magee, the calm, the unsusceptible, who wrote of a popular cupid but had always steered clear of his shots.
"Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers
His heart had proved unsusceptible, and Cupid had hitherto failed to hit him.
"The Witches of New York" by Q. K. Philander Doesticks
No sensible, clever man is ever bashful, and what did his unsusceptibility amount to?
"The Jews of Barnow" by Karl Emil Franzos
Could Blanden be unsusceptible to such silvery looks?
"Withered Leaves. Vol. III.(of III)" by Rudolf von Gottschall
The definition of a word being the proposition which enunciates its meaning, words which have no meaning are unsusceptible of definition.
"A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive" by John Stuart Mill
And this resemblance itself is not, like resemblance between simple sensations, an ultimate fact, unsusceptible of analysis.
"A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive" by John Stuart Mill
She seemed so strong, so unsusceptible.
"Countess Erika's Apprenticeship" by Ossip Schubin
As for the man, he was perfectly unsusceptible, and wholly devoid of vanity.
"The Fire Trumpet" by Bertram Mitford
Her nature was a concentrative one, and unsusceptible withal.
"Golden Face" by Bertram Mitford
So much for the impression which a woman's face can make upon an unsusceptible man.
"Cynthia Wakeham's Money" by Anna Katharine Green
But the cashless, unsusceptible Mule stands in no peril of such baleful self-deception.
"The Army Mule and Other War Sketches" by Henry A. Castle
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