not permitting penetration or passage; impenetrable: The coat is impervious to rain.
incapable of being injured or impaired: impervious to wear and tear.
incapable of being influenced, persuaded, or affected: impervious to reason; impervious to another's suffering.
Also, imperviable [im-pur-vee-uh-buhl] .

1640–50; < Latin impervius. See im-2, pervious

imperviously, adverb
imperviousness, noun

impermeable, impervious.

3. invulnerable, closed. Unabridged
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impervious or imperviable (ɪmˈpɜːvɪəs)
adj (foll by to)
1.  not able to be penetrated, as by water, light, etc; impermeable
2.  not able to be influenced (by) or not receptive (to): impervious to argument
imperviable or imperviable
im'perviously or imperviable
im'perviousness or imperviable

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Word Origin & History

1650, from L. impervius "that cannot be passed through," from in- "not" + pervius "letting things through," from per "through" + via "road."
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Example sentences
If he has read these books his imperviousness to their insights is particularly impressive.
High-density development and imperviousness influence conditions.
Site development proposals are then reviewed in the context of an imperviousness cap.
As land uses within the watershed change from higher to lower densities, impacts from imperviousness decrease.
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