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im·mune

immune

 
 
pronunciation:
ih myun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: resistant to a disease, either naturally or by medical means.
Humans are immune to many diseases that affect cats and dogs.She was vaccinated against measles as a child, so she is immune to it now.
antonyms:
susceptible
similar words:
invulnerable, resistant, unsusceptible
definition 2: protected or exempt from something that others are not exempt from.
Even the very wealthy are not immune from the effects of an economic recession.
synonyms:
unsusceptible
antonyms:
prone, susceptible
similar words:
exempt, invulnerable, protected, resistant, safe, superior, unaffected
definition 3: not affected by something that does or might affect others.
They thought their stock portfolio was relatively immune to market variations.He's a cold man who seems to be immune to the pain of others.As a politician, she had become fairly immune to unfounded criticism.
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