impervious

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impervious(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (impenetrable)
a. impermeable
Didn't you say the tent was impervious to rain? - I guess it's not. We're soaked!¿No dijiste que la tienda era impermeable a la lluvia? - Se ve que no es así. ¡Estamos empapados!
Impervious structures in the area are inhibiting the renewal of aquifers.Las estructuras impermeables de la zona impiden la renovación de los mantos acuíferos.
2. (unaffected)
a. inmune
Ronald pretends to be impervious to rumors, but inside he's falling apart.Ronald hace ver que es inmune a los rumores, pero por dentro se está desmoronando.
b. insensible
It is exasperating to have someone who is impervious to facts in charge of the government.Es exasperante tener a alguien insensible a los hechos a cargo del gobierno.
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impervious
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (to water)
a. impermeable
2. (to threats, persuasion)
a. insensible
she is impervious to reasones imposible que razone
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impervious [ɪmˈpɜːvɪəs]
adjective
1 (to water) impermeable;to a;
2 (to remarks, threats) inmune; insensible;to a
he is impervious to criticism es inmune or insensible a las críticas; no le afectan las críticas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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