impregnable


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Impregnable \Im*preg"na*ble\, a. [F. imprenable; pref. im- not +
   prenable pregnable, fr. prendre to take, L. prehendere. See
   Comprehend, Get to obtain.]
   Not to be stormed, or taken by assault; incapable of being
   subdued; able to resist attack; unconquerable; as, an
   impregnable fortress; impregnable virtue.
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         The man's affection remains wholly unconcerned and
         impregnable.                             --South.
   -- Im*preg"na*ble*ness, n. -- Im*preg"na*bly, adv.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Impregnable \Im*preg"na*ble\, a. [See Impregnate.] (Biol.)
   Capable of being impregnated, as the egg of an animal, or the
   ovule of a plant.
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