Definition of 'impervious'
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The big ski resorts are like bubbles that are almost impervious to bad news from the outside. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The stunning renders the animals largely impervious to pain before they are killed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The hardline austerity crowd remains impervious to experience. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He seems strangely impervious to the damage the row has done to his image. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The geisha myth is largely impervious to the history and reality of the lives of actual geisha. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Rocky also seemed impervious to pain. The Sun (2009)Most people seem impervious to it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As he appears to be impervious to reason, you need to get tough. The Sun (2015)They remain stubbornly impervious to the changes, resist gentrification and politeness. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet Young insisted that he and his players remained impervious to the uncertainty over their future home. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their loyalty was total, making them largely impervious to recruitment attempts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The few westerners she knew seemed impervious to the muffled warnings of her Chinese friends. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Others seem impervious to the beliefs, values and motives of people they work with. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It gives them an air of superiority that makes them seem impervious to other people's feelings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Burma's regime has long proved impervious to external pressure, whether diplomatic or economic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If the Mass is considered as a kind of production process, it again proves impervious to economic and cultural fads. Christianity Today (2000)In times of crisis old certainties come to the fore, and few things are as impervious to change as the British class system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Governments remain impervious to the evidence that, in a democratic society, economic equality or transformation of value cannot be attained via education. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But I feel a stirring of pride that so many of my countrymen have seen the hype - and remained impervious. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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