impenetrably

impenetrable

[im-pen-i-truh-buhl]
adjective
1.
not penetrable; that cannot be penetrated, pierced, entered, etc.
2.
inaccessible to ideas, influences, etc.
3.
incapable of being understood; inscrutable; unfathomable: an impenetrable mystery.
4.
Physics. possessing impenetrability.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English impenetrabel < Latin impenetrābilis. See im-2, penetrable

impenetrableness, noun
impenetrably, adverb


3. incomprehensible, mysterious, obscure, hidden.


3. clear, lucid.
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impenetrable (ɪmˈpɛnɪtrəbəl)
 
adj
1.  incapable of being pierced through or penetrated: an impenetrable forest
2.  incapable of being understood; incomprehensible: impenetrable jargon
3.  incapable of being seen through: impenetrable gloom
4.  not susceptible to ideas, influence, etc: impenetrable ignorance
5.  physics (of a body) incapable of occupying the same space as another body
 
impenetra'bility
 
n
 
im'penetrableness
 
n
 
im'penetrably
 
adv

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