Impenetrable

Definition of Impenetrable

Im`pen´e`tra`ble
a.1.Incapable of being penetrated or pierced; not admitting the passage of other bodies; not to be entered; impervious; as, an impenetrable shield.
Highest woods impenetrable
To star or sunlight.
- Milton.
2.(Physics) Having the property of preventing any other substance from occupying the same space at the same time.
3.Inaccessible, as to knowledge, reason, sympathy, etc.; unimpressible; not to be moved by arguments or motives; as, an impenetrable mind, or heart.
They will be credulous in all affairs of life, but impenetrable by a sermon of the gospel.
- Jer. Taylor.

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