IMPERVIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of IMPERVIOUS
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 a.  impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed
Classic Sentence:
1  He went his way, amused, contemptuous, impervious to the opinions of those about him, so courteous that his courtesy was an affront in itself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
2  But her grace was impervious to hints, and invited or omitted as she chose.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
3  Jurgis was destined to find that Elzbieta's armor was absolutely impervious to Socialism.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 30
4  A wide and apparently an impervious boundary of forests severed the possessions of the hostile provinces of France and England.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
5  Master Micawber was hardly visible in a Guernsey shirt, and the shaggiest suit of slops I ever saw; and the children were done up, like preserved meats, in impervious cases.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
6  This perverted child-man was now a real business-man; when it was a question of affairs, he was an absolute he-man, sharp as a needle, and impervious as a bit of steel.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
7  But Rosedale's natural imperviousness to hints made it easy for him to brush such resistance aside.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
Example Sentence:
1  The carpet salesman told Simone that his most expensive brand of floor covering was warranted to be impervious to ordinary wear and tear.
2  The revelations come as some technologists start work on services they say will be impervious to spying.
3  The Japanese economy is supposed to be impervious to market forces.