impervious


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Synonyms for impervious

unaffected by

Synonyms

  • unaffected by
  • immune to
  • unmoved by
  • closed to
  • untouched by
  • proof against
  • invulnerable to
  • unreceptive to
  • unswayable by

resistant to

Synonyms

  • resistant to
  • sealed to
  • impenetrable by
  • invulnerable to
  • impassable to
  • hermetic to
  • impermeable by
  • imperviable by

Synonyms for impervious

having the capacity to withstand

Synonyms for impervious

not admitting of passage or capable of being affected

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Before winter I built a chimney, and shingled the sides of my house, which were already impervious to rain, with imperfect and sappy shingles made of the first slice of the log, whose edges I was obliged to straighten with a plane.
While it packed the socialist meetings with mad enthusiasm, it was impervious to the wiles of the old- party politicians.
Lady Lundie (born impervious to all sense of irony) smiled graciously.
I thought not; and therefore I wished with all my heart that it might please heaven to remove him to a better world, or if that might not be, still to take him out of this; for if he were unfit to answer the summons now, after a warning sickness, and with such an angel by his side, it seemed but too certain that he never would be - that, on the contrary, returning health would bring returning lust and villainy, and as he grew more certain of recovery, more accustomed to her generous goodness, his feelings would become more callous, his heart more flinty and impervious to her persuasive arguments - but God knew best.
Jurgis was destined to find that Elzbieta's armor was absolutely impervious to Socialism.
Master Micawber was hardly visible in a Guernsey shirt, and the shaggiest suit of slops I ever saw; and the children were done up, like preserved meats, in impervious cases.
It was cruel, the way Martin had forced her to this, and as she listened, for the next half hour, to the muffled sound of Billy's crying and saw how impervious to it Martin was, she knew that never again could things be the same between her husband and herself.
She was persuaded that irrepressible passion was the cause of his impatience; and being an ardent admirer of impulsiveness (when it did not lead to the spending of money) she always received him with a genial twinkle of complicity and a play of allusion to which May seemed fortunately impervious.
To make matters worse, she was quite impervious to mercenary considerations, and could not be bribed in any way.
Although thus common in these dry and open countries, and likewise on the arid shores of the Pacific, it is nevertheless found inhabiting the damp impervious forests of West Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.
Tenders are invited for 2018 Ortho Imagery And Impervious Surface Gis Data Update
Looking first at design then at management, they discuss stormwater and the urban environment; economic, policy, and politics: preparing for landscape stormwater management; vegetative (living) cover of impervious surfaces, and transforming impervious surfaces and pipes.
Like T-Lock, the Arrow-Lock Sheet Lining System provides a continuous, virtually impervious, plastic lining to protect concrete against hydrogen sulfide and other sewer gases, acids, alkalis and salts.
The environmental impacts of storm-water runoff from impervious surfaces are well documented in the research literature (EPA 1992, EPA 1998, Schueler 1994, Brabec et al.
A full line of miniature precision sapphire and ruby balls that are second only to diamond in terms of hardness and are impervious to most chemicals and heat is available from Meller Optics.