unshockable


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Synonyms for unshockable

incapable of being shocked

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The book's own level tones are therefore different from those of dedicated professionals, those of the psychiatrist or lawyer no less unshockable than Mailer but differently so.
My students quickly become aware that I am unshockable, and no subject is barred.
Slender pickings fall to the lap of the foster-child who chides them into their own spheres, the nuclei of unshockable plasm, home like everything he touches will be compered by the memories they create before dust settles, spawn begins to heave.
The latter-day audiences of the late twentieth century, Irish or non-Irish, were coolly unshockable, conditioned by the films of McDonagh's much-admired Quentin Tarantino among others.
Shocking narratives are shared with unshockable audiences (that is, other members of AA), and we see the transformative power of narrative when its heroes remain unfinished, unconsummated, and alive: they live one-day-at-a-time and recreate themselves thus.
For the unshockable there are pasta hearts rich in chocolate, and for the adventurous, vodka and chilli sauce.
I felt myself to be unshockable on this point, having
she is unshockable, it is understood no nudity will be involved.
Perhaps it is a testimony to the power of cannibalism, even in this shockingly unshockable age, that we cannot bear the reality: we deal with cannibalism by metaphorizing it, turning it into an image for something else - perhaps, most commonly today, Western colonialism and imperialism.
Yet while the comparatively rare emendations to Don Juan usually serve to unsettle and complicate mood and tone, displaying a calculatedly heuristic type of 'open' revision, this actually produces an unshockable narrator of stable integrity: the totalizing spectator of worldly contingency and flux.
The notorious Kinsey studies of American sexual behavior (the male study was published in 1948 and the female study in 1953) shocked the shockable and surprised even the unshockable.
Ms Blackman-Woods said: "I kind of thought I'd got to a stage in my life where I was pretty unshockable.
I like to think I am reasonably unshockable but found myself lost for words when an 18-year-old boy, known but not related to me, revealed he had never clapped eyes on a girl - and he had seen a few - who hadn't had a full Brazilian.
Fed up with delivering packages for an eighth of the minimum wage, Aretha (Alexa Davies) makes a decision that stuns her usually unshockable mum Della (Rebekah Staton).
COMEDY RAISED BY WOLVES C4, 10pm FED-UP with delivering packages for an eighth of the minimum wage, Aretha (Alexa Davies) makes a decision that stuns her usually unshockable mum Della (Rebekah Staton).