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impassible

[im-pas-uh-buh l] /ɪmˈpæs ə bəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of suffering pain.
2.
incapable of suffering harm.
3.
incapable of emotion; impassive.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Late Latin impassībilis. See im-2, passible
Related forms
impassibility, impassibleness, noun
impassibly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for impassibleness

impassible

/ɪmˈpæsəbəl/
adjective (rare)
1.
not susceptible to pain or injury
2.
impassive or unmoved
Derived Forms
impassibility, impassibleness, noun
impassibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for impassibleness

impassible

adj.

"incapable of feeling pain, exempt from suffering," mid-14c., from Old French impassible (13c.), from Church Latin impassibilis "incapable of passion," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + passibilis, from passio "suffering" (see passion). Related: Impassibility.

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