An immune system grand strategy would also help end the debate about if Obama is “doing too much.”
Watching them frolicking on Cape Cod with their cousins, I sometimes assumed they must be immune to such feelings.
It felt as if the city was immune to protest—that Washington has professionalized managing dissent.
As frustrating as the encounter was, neither am I immune from that kind of nostalgia.
Plus, the beef delivers an extra dose of zinc, which protects against weakening of the immune system.
Thus social cooperation is displacing individualism and religious cranks should not be immune to the law of progress.
"Rather a costly experiment for you if I prove not to be immune," rallied Lennon.
We are self-centered, free-willed; immune from any possibility of offending the universe.
Was she really so callous, so thick-skinned that she was immune from insult?
The majority of these experiments were performed to learn whether or not venomous snakes were immune to their own poison.
mid-15c., "free; exempt," back-formation from immunity. Cf. Latin immunis "exempt from public service, free from taxes." Specific modern medical sense of "exempt from a disease" (typically because of inoculation) is from 1881. Immune system attested by 1917.
immune im·mune (ĭ-myoōn')
Of, relating to, or having immunity to infection by a specific pathogen.
Relating to the mechanism of sensitization in which the reactivity is so altered by previous contact with an antigen that the responsive tissues respond quickly upon subsequent contact.