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We are self-centered, free-willed; immune from any possibility of offending the universe.

"Rather a costly experiment for you if I prove not to be immune," rallied Lennon.

Of course it was a game at which two could play and we were not immune by any means.

There are some children, however, who seem to be immune to vaccination.

But his mother had arranged it, so in a way it was immune from his iconoclastic rage.

If a model landlord like Malloring had trouble with his people, who—who should be immune?

Was she really so callous, so thick-skinned that she was immune from insult?

They mine and countermine, until it isn't safe to predict who is immune and who isn't.

"At least we're all immune to truth drugs," said Astro hopefully.

Our serene angel is not immune against the customary passions.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "free; exempt," back-formation from immunity. Cf. Latin immunis "exempt from public service, free from taxes." Specific modern medical sense of "exempt from a disease" (typically because of inoculation) is from 1881. Immune system attested by 1917.

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