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to be impervious to argument

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  • impervious — adj. (usu. foll. by to) 1 not responsive to an argument etc. 2 not affording passage to a fluid. Derivatives: imperviously adv. imperviousness n. Etymology: L impervius (as IN (1), PERVIOUS) …   Useful english dictionary

  • imperviable — adjective not admitting of passage or capable of being affected a material impervious to water someone impervious to argument • Syn: ↑impervious • Ant: ↑pervious (for: ↑impervious) …   Useful english dictionary

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

  • The Night Angel Trilogy — The Way of Shadows Shadow s Edge Beyond the Shadows Author Brent Weeks Cover artist Illustrator: Calvin Chu Design: Peter Cotton Country United States …   Wikipedia

  • Enlightenment (The Scottish) — The Scottish Enlightenment M.A.Stewart INTRODUCTION The term ‘Scottish Enlightenment’ is used to characterize a hundred years of intellectual and cultural endeavour that started around the second decade of the eighteenth century. Our knowledge of …   History of philosophy

  • Augustine — Gerard O’Daly 1 LIFE AND PHILOSOPHICAL READINGS Augustine was born in Thagaste (modern Souk Ahras in Algeria) in Roman North Africa in AD 354. He died as bishop of Hippo (now Annaba, Algeria) in 430. His education followed the standard Roman… …   History of philosophy

  • Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …   Universalium

  • Kierkegaard’s speculative despair — Judith Butler Every movement of infinity is carried out through passion, and no reflection can produce a movement. This is the continual leap in existence that explains the movement, whereas mediation is a chimera, which in Hegel is supposed to… …   History of philosophy

  • John Preston (clergyman) — John Preston D.D. (1587 1628) was an English puritan minister of the church, and master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.UpbringingJohn Preston was the son of Thomas Preston, a farmer, was born at Upper Heyford in the parish of Bugbrook,… …   Wikipedia

  • theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …   Universalium

  • defense — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Resistance against assault Nouns 1. defense, protection, guard, ward; shielding, preservation, guardianship; self defense, self preservation; deterrent; defense or escape mechanism; resistance; safeguard …   English dictionary for students


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